roughhew

rough-hew

[ruhf-hyoo]
verb (used with object), rough-hewed, rough-hewed or rough-hewn, rough-hewing.
1.
to hew (timber, stone, etc.) roughly or without smoothing or finishing.
2.
to shape roughly; give crude form to.
Also, roughhew.


Origin:
1520–30

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rough-hew
 
vb , -hews, -hewing, -hewed, -hewed, -hewn
1.  to cut or hew (timber, stone, etc) roughly without finishing the surface
2.  Also: roughcast to shape roughly or crudely

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