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1922, (w), ''(w)'' Chapter 1
- The rock was one of those tremendously solid brown, or rather black, rocks which emerge from the sand like something primitive. Rough with crinkled limpet shells and sparsely strewn with locks of dry seaweed, a small boy has to stretch his legs far apart, and indeed to feel rather heroic, before he gets to the top.
Approximate; hasty or careless; not finished.
1927-29, (w), ''(w)'', translated 1940 by (w), Part I, Chapter xii:
- With my mother's permission and blessings, I set off exultantly for Bombay, leaving my wife with a baby of a few months. But on arrival there, friends told my brother that the Indian Ocean was rough in June and July, and as this was my first voyage, I should not be allowed to sail until November.
Loud and hoarse; offensive to the ear; harsh; grating.
(RQ:Pope Essay on Criticis)
- But most by Numbers judge a Poet's song, And smooth or rough, with them
Not polished; uncut; said of a gem.
(quote-book)|publisher=William Heinemann|location=London|page=124|passage=In Wellington Street my brother met a couple of sturdy roughs, who had just rushed out of Fleet Street with still wet newspapers and staring placards. "Dreadful catastrophe!" they bawled one to the other down Wellington Street. "Fighting at Weybridge!"
A piece inserted in a horseshoe to keep the animal from slipping.
To create in an approximate form.
To commit the offense of roughing, i.e. to punch another player.
To render rough; to roughen.
To endure primitive conditions.
To roughen a horse's shoes to keep the animal from slipping.
In a rough manner; rudely; roughly.