rough coat


Definition of rough coat

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the first coat (as of paint or plaster)


transitive verb

Definition of rough-coat (Entry 2 of 2)

: to apply a rough coat of plaster to (a wall or lath)

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First Known Use of rough coat


1791, in the meaning defined above

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“Rough coat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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