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roughcast

verb rough·cast \ ˈrəf-ˌkast , for sense 2 also -ˈkast \

Definition of roughcast

roughcast; roughcasting
1 : to plaster with roughcast
  • roughcast a wall
2 : to shape or form roughly

First Known Use of roughcast

circa 1501

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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roughcast

noun rough·cast \ ˈrəf-ˌkast \

Definition of roughcast

1 : a rough model
2 : a plaster of lime mixed with shells or pebbles used for covering buildings
3 : a rough surface finish (as of a plaster wall)

First Known Use of roughcast

1579

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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