Definition of Roughhews

1. Verb. (third-person singular of roughhew) ¹



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Definition of Roughhews

1. roughhew [v] - See also: roughhew

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roughhews

roughen up
roughened
roughening
roughens
rougher
roughers
roughest
roughhead
roughheads
roughhew
roughhewed
roughhewer
roughhewers
roughhewing
roughhewn
roughhews (current term)
roughhouse
roughhoused
roughhouses
roughhousing
roughie
roughies
roughing
roughing up
roughings
roughish
roughishly
roughleg
roughlegs
roughly

Literary usage of Roughhews

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1. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1864)
"... polishes his truths, the grand statuesque form into which the great philosopher at first roughhews them seems altogether to escape his observation. ..."

2. A Compend of Geology by Joseph LeConte (1898)
"... the height of continents and mountains, and depth of seas, at that time. The one group roughhews, the other shapes, the forms of the earth. ..."

3. Fabian Essays in Socialism by Bernard Shaw, Fabian Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"Though our decisions are moulded by the circumstances of the time, and the environment at least roughhews our ends, shape them as we will; ..."

4. Fifth Reader by Charles Maurice Stebbins (1913)
"A workman first roughhews the shoe with a hatchet, taking care to give to the left foot a curve different from the right; then he passes these rough drafts ..."

5. Fifth Reader by Charles Maurice Stebbins (1913)
"A workman first roughhews the shoe with a hatchet, taking care to give to the left foot a curve different from the right; then he passes these rough drafts ..."

6. Last Testament by Harry Frank Howard (1910)
"D. Roberts: "In that highest sphere, in which genius roughhews the timbers of the world's new thought, it cannot receive the sympathy ..."

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