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rough

1. a sketch or preliminary piece of artwork
2. the rough Golf the part of the course bordering the fairways where the grass is untrimmed
3. Tennis Squash Badminton the side of a racket on which the binding strings form an uneven line

rough

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(lapidary)
An uncut gemstone.
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QUEEN of the Jungle Kerry McFadden still likes to rough it - she loves her hubby's scruffy beard.
``I have a very loving family and close friends,and when things get really rough it's very important that you have people like that around you to help you deal with the sort of stuff that goes on.''
They've lengthened it since and with all the rough it's a tight examination."