rough stop


Definition of rough stop

  1. 1 :  any one of the three Greek consonants φ, θ, χ that were originally the voiceless stops \p\, \t\, \ḵ\ followed by an \h\ sound or aspiration —called also aspirata

  2. 2 :  a voiceless aspirated stop in any language

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to cast off or become cast off

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