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: a rough sketch or draft (as of a picture or a poem)
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1826, in the meaning defined above
Italian abbozzo, from abbozzare to make a rough sketch or draft, from a- (from Latin ad-) + bozzare to make a rough sketch or draft, from bozza boss, swelling, roughhewn stone, rough sketch or draft
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