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rough-and-ready

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hastily or roughly constructed
  • a rough-and-ready shack that the explorers threw together as winter approached

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The first known use of rough-and-ready was in 1730

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“Rough-and-ready.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rough-and-ready. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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