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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of stone or timber, left in an unsmoothed or unfinished state.

Usage examples (33)
  • The ceiling is low and the furniture is roughhewn.
  • Three roughhewn steps led to a covered porch, and the door was there, safely shaded.
  • The place was furnished with a roughhewn table, a few stools, and a beer barrel in the corner.
  • To reach the mine workings they had to stumble up and down as many as 1730 uneven roughhewn steps. for more
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