Tohew meaning

(obsolete) To cut or hack heavily; cut to pieces, chop up.
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Origin of tohew

  • From Middle English tohewen, from Old English tōhēawan (“to hew in pieces, chop up”), from Proto-Germanic *tōhawwaną (“to cut to pieces”), equivalent to to- +‎ hew. Cognate with Old Frisian tehawa, Middle Low German tohouwen, Dutch tehouwen, German zerhauen (“to chop up, hack”).

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