Definition of Hewable
1. hew [adj] - See also: hew
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hewable
hewable (current term)
Literary usage of Hewable
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The physical geology and geography of Great Britain: a manual of British geology by Andrew Crombie Ramsay (1878)
"In Scotland and the north of England, where hewable stone abounds, almost all the houses are built of sandstone, grey and sombre; in many of the Oolitic ..."
2. The Physical Geology and Geography of Great Britain: A Course of Six by Andrew Crombie Ramsay (1863)
"Thus sandstone may, by that process, become converted into quartz- rock, which is no longer hewable, like ordinary sandstone, but breaks with a hard and ..."