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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

[rəf]
(lapidary)
An uncut gemstone.
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On the strength of what she shows, Longfellow, Alden and Harlow appear to have been very able and refined but not fundamentally inventive talents happy to work within the broad parameters of contemporary American style and context, from the portentous Classicism of the Carnegie Institute to the rough-and-ready finishes of seaside Maine.
Traces of their rough-and-ready origins as foamcore models are left on the cast work's abutting triangular forms.
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