roughcast a wall. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Verb (used with object) : to roughcast a story. From Dictionary.com.
Down roughcast, down dazzling whitewash, 'wherever an elm arches. From Wordnik.com. [John Lundberg: Turning Poetry Into Music] Reference
Down roughcast, down dazzling whitewash, ' wherever an elm arches. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2007-03-01] Reference
The Holiday Lodge, Christchurch, is a fancy sounding name for what are a collection of ageing, roughcast motel units in. From Wordnik.com. [The Fall in New Zealand] Reference
They resembled each other like drops of water; each one stood in the middle of its fields, the garden was by the roadside, shut off by a wooden fence; the house, roughcast, consisted of four large rooms, and behind it was a good - sized square of farm-buildings. From Wordnik.com. [Selected Polish Tales] Reference
Bifolding glass doors and windows ran the length of the house, opening out to a wide sun-drenched terrace flanked by roughcast walls smothered in a dark creeper, the outer edge of which fell away with heart-stopping suddenness into a zigzag shaped swimming pool. From Wordnik.com. [Mistress for a Weekend]
Down roughcast, down dazzling whitewash, | wherever an elm arches. From Wordnik.com. [Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins Now First Published] Reference
Carved out of limestone, roughcast and unfinished, it forms an enormous oval. From Wordnik.com. [Thestar.com - Home Page] Reference
Octagonal in shape, its walls rise 60 feet in roughcast concrete with only a couple of windows and a cantilevered carillon interrupting the gray façade. From Wordnik.com. Reference
The lovely wood chalets and roughcast cottages look across to Bryher with private patios, oak floors and Designers Guild fabrics, along with use of the club's facilities. From Wordnik.com. [Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph] Reference
The Xella blocks, 15cm and 10 cm in thickness, come lined with vapor barrier and a black waterproof roughcast coating to exploit solar energy and to discourage snow-accumulation on roofs. From Wordnik.com. [Green Diary] Reference
The house and grounds are still in the same dislocated condition; in short, they finish nothing but children; even Mr. Bentley's Gothic stable, which I call Houynhm castle, is not roughcast yet. From Wordnik.com. [The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 3] Reference
As soon as the settler is ready to build, let him put up a good frame, roughcast, or stone-house, if he can possibly raise the means, as stone, timber, and lime, cost nothing but the labour of collecting and carrying the materials. From Wordnik.com. [Twenty-Seven Years in Canada West The Experience of an Early Settler (Volume I)] Reference
The scent improved, as did the pace, and presently they got into a lane along which they rattled for five miles as hard as ever they could lay legs to the ground, throwing the mud into each other's faces, until each man looked as if he was roughcast. From Wordnik.com. [Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities] Reference
Caution would dictate methodically checking every path of entry: the chinks between the badly fitted tiles, the gaps under the doors, the condition of the roughcast, the inner covering of the closet, not to mention the great weak point of the system-the fireplace. From Wordnik.com. [DC's] Reference
When the stuccoed front of our house was demolished, to show the oaken pattern (but it had to be re-roughcast to keep out the weather), there were pailsful of honey carried off by the labourers, of course not without wounds and strife: but in ordinary times it is a strange fact that our bees never sting their hosts; be careful only to remain quiet, and there is no war between man and bee. From Wordnik.com. [My Life as an Author]
"Yes," said Howard, "a high-minded house of roughcast and tile, with plenty of white paint inside, Chippendale chairs, Watts engravings. From Wordnik.com. [Watersprings] Reference
As we approached the kirk I thought I had never seen a plainer, more primitive little building even in a Scottish kirkyard; no spire, no ornament, nothing but grey roughcast walls (what they call in. From Wordnik.com. [The Man from the Clouds] Reference
"It's on the green a-middle of the town, a-standin 'by the state-house -- a long, roughcast house in the corner, three stories high, with two doors; the door next the state-house is his office. From Wordnik.com. [The Entailed Hat Or, Patty Cannon's Times] Reference
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