Definition of Roughhewing

1. Verb. (present participle of roughhew) ¹



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Definition of Roughhewing

1. roughhew [v] - See also: roughhew

Lexicographical Neighbors of Roughhewing

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

Literary usage of Roughhewing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1852)
"... Rough.bew them how we will,” an allusion to skewer making I in which the roughhewing was Shakspeare's, while his more skilful sire shaped the ends I ..."

2. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents by United States President, James Daniel Richardson (1897)
"20 (b) Marked in the direction of the longitudinal axis, or prepared or cut otherwise than by roughhewing; barrel staves not included under (a); ..."

3. The Credit System by William George Langworthy Taylor (1913)
"The roughhewing of analysis is necessarily static; the dynamic period follows. Thornton and Longe insisted on a more dynamic theory of wages. ..."

4. The Forests of England and the Management of Them in Bye-gone Times by John Croumbie Brown (1883)
"... during which time they were actively engaged roughhewing the broad basis on which the bulwarks of our liberty are built, by forming the Magna Charta ..."

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