House & garden, Volume 17 - Page 41
Architecture - 1910
It is not necessary to leave the brick facing for the mantel in the rough. If
you prefer the painted brick, we would suggest that you be influenced in the
Economic geology - Page 272
Heinrich Ries - Science - 1914 - 589 pages
6500 pounds in the rough; South Dakota. No production reported. 500 pounds;
California. ... Utah, cut gems and in the rough.
Court of Customs Appeals reports: cases adjudged in the United ..., Volume 10 - Page 224
United States. Court of Customs Appeals - Tariff - 1921
Paragraph 756 of the act of 1890, exempting from duty reeds in the rough or not
further manufactured than cut into lengths suitable for sticks for umbrellas ...
11. in the rough: a. In a rough, imperfect, or unfinished state; in a preliminary sketch or design.
1823 P. NICHOLSON Pract. Build. 159 Every kind of surface is first formed in the rough, and then finished by means of tools. 1848 MILL Pol. Econ. II. xvi. §4 (1876) 259 We must never forget that the truths of political economy are truths only in the rough. 1879 B. TAYLOR Germ. Lit. 99 An unlettered minstrel, with great qualities in the rough.