behew

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English behewen, from Old English behēawan (to cut, chip, chop, beat, cut off from, deprive of), equivalent to be- +‎ hew.

Verb[edit]

behew (third-person singular simple present behews, present participle behewing, simple past behewed, past participle behewn)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To carve; adorn; embellish.