Rough-hewn


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Rough-hewn

Timbers or lumber with a rough, uneven surface made by trimming with an axe or adze; sometimes used for decorative effect.
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The core of his sound are his band's sometimes sweet, sometimes rough-hewn three-part-harmony vocals and a piano-ukulele-bass-and-drums rhythm section that swings in a variety of textures.
Your Tudor peers feared fire, the rough-hewn block:
And yet it can be fascinating to watch a dancer maneuver the rough-hewn, random-seeming coordinations.
Therese Virserius Design also created case goods as part of the line, including a 60-inch console table with aubergine stripes on an ebony wood and 42-inch square cocktail tables composed of rough-hewn wood and tone-on-tone black banding.
THE STORY An English aristocrat (Nicole Kidman) and a rough-hewn drover (Hugh Jackman) join forces to drive cattle from her outback farm to a port hundreds of miles away, just as the Japanese plan their attack on Australia.
English aristocrat Kidman meets a rough-hewn local (Jackman) and reluctantly agrees to join forces with him to save the land she inherited.
Examiner offered a similar endorsement on Wednesday, stating in its editorial: "While no candidate is perfect, presidents like Harry Truman remind us that defending and enriching America's place in a dangerous world often requires the sometimes rough-hewn character of men and women who always put country first, no matter the cost to them personally.
Only the Act III bridal scene, with the marriage bed set in the middle of a rough-hewn northern tundra, seems out of place.
The visually expressive pallets impart an imperfect, rough-hewn individuality and are a neat alternative to expensive cladding materials.
When Efrem, a rough-hewn, enigmatic loner comes into their lives, Pella is alternately repelled and attracted to him, as her hormones rage almost out of control.
Note too the state of the cart itself, little more than a wooden box with rough-hewn wheels.
He makes / of me a dream house, a cream puff, / my rough-hewn timber smoothed.