Definition of Roughies

1. Noun. (plural of roughy) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of roughie) ¹

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Definition of Roughies

1. roughy [n] - See also: roughy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Roughies

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

Literary usage of Roughies

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

1. Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor as Told by the Heroes by James William Buel (1899)
"I was a heap nervous for one, and I've been in the outfit a long while, and I heard a lot of the roughies say, after the scrap was over, that they saw the ..."

2. Behind the Guns with American Heroes: An Official Volume of Thrilling by James William Buel (1899)
"I was a heap nervous for one, and I've been in the outfit a long while, and I heard a lot of the roughies say, after the scrap was over, that they saw the ..."

3. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"Laying the roughies to keep the cauld wind frae you, ye desperate do-nae-good. Ye're e'en ower weel off, and wots na ; " it Will be otherwise soon. ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1841)
"Hinde. Newport, IW_*Mr. Hamilton, *Mr Martin. Norfolk (E.)—Hon. B. Wodehouse, HN Bun. roughies. Norfolk (W.)—W. Bagge, W. L Chute. ..."

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