roughcast

[ruhf-kast, -kahst]
noun
1.
Also called spatter dash. an exterior wall finish composed of mortar and fine pebbles mixed together and dashed against the wall. Compare pebble dash.
2.
a crudely formed pattern or model.
verb (used with object), roughcast, roughcasting.
3.
to cover or coat with roughcast.
4.
to make, shape, or prepare in a rough form: to roughcast a story.

Origin:
1510–20; rough + cast

roughcaster, noun
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roughcast (ˈrʌfˌkɑːst)
 
n
1.  a coarse plaster used to cover the surface of an external wall
2.  any rough or preliminary form, model, etc
 
adj
3.  covered with or denoting roughcast
 
vb , -casts, -casting, -cast
4.  to apply roughcast to (a wall, etc)
5.  to prepare in rough
6.  (tr) another word for rough-hew
 
'roughcaster
 
n

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The outside walls are stuccoed with yellow buff roughcast, scored to resemble ashlar stone masonry.
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