Definition of Roughie

1. Noun. (alternative form of roughy) ¹



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Definition of Roughie

1. a dry bough [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Roughie

roughers
roughest
roughhead
roughheads
roughhew
roughhewed
roughhewer
roughhewers
roughhewing
roughhewn
roughhews
roughhouse
roughhoused
roughhouses
roughhousing
roughie (current term)
roughies
roughing
roughing up
roughings
roughish
roughishly
roughleg
roughlegs
roughly
roughneck
roughnecked
roughnecking
roughnecks
roughness

Literary usage of Roughie

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

1. An Autumn Tour in Western Persia by Ella R. Durand (1902)
"said what was not true, and with good- humoured resignation told how roughie had come into their hands. Apparently the little dog stayed behind us at a ..."

2. Routledge's Every Boy's Annual by Edmund Routledge (1864)
"The story of roughie, the dog, is neither so entertaining nor successful. ... And, on page 104, " One day roughie must needs accompany me into the study, ..."

3. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"roughie, s. 1. A torch used in fishing under night, Eskdale ; elsewhere called Ruffle. " I'm weel convinced Gabriel dropped the roughie* in the water on ..."

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