rough-hew

verb
\ˈrəf-ˈhyü \
rough-hewed; rough-hewn\ˈrəf-ˈhyün \; rough-hewing

Definition of rough-hew 

transitive verb

1 : to hew (something, such as timber) coarsely without smoothing or finishing

2 : to form crudely

First Known Use of rough-hew

1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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