scratch coat

noun
(in plastering) a rough, deeply scored first coat upon which the brown coat is laid.

Origin:
1815–25, Americanism

scratch-coated, adjective
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Scratch coat shall be uniformly roughed to provide a sound base for brown or top coats.
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