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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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This study identified forms of rough-and-tumble play exhibited by young children.
The term rough-and-tumble play was originally used to describe the play fighting, chasing, and wrestling in rhesus monkeys (Harlow & Harlow, 1965) and was picked up by ethologists to describe a type of human juvenile play.
Two other influential Texans, both born in rural, rough-and-tumble regions of Texas in 1896, will also be honored: Irl Allison, Sr.
Floyd is a familiar Western character--a cheroot-chewing, rough-and-tumble tough guy with a heart of gold.
One argument is that these prayer forms have nourished Catholic spiritual life for centuries; they are what "make us Catholic," identity markers that we need in the rough-and-tumble of a secular world hostile to faith and morality.
In the blink of an eye, a nonleague, nonsanctioned, rough-and-tumble, boy-versus-girl basketball game erupted.
First-generation students or those from minority communities may perceive withdrawal from the rough-and-tumble of everyday problems as dereliction.
Though she disagrees with nearly every anti-environmental word spit out by these tough-as-nails neighbors, she manages to find acceptance and companionship in a rough-and-tumble Montana town, as is honestly and beautifully revealed in Little Things in a Big Country (W.
Fuluvaka's commanding stature leaves no doubt that this soldier-athlete is fit for the rough-and-tumble sport that was added to the Army and Armed Forces Sports calendars two years ago.
In the modern, but still rough-and-tumble version of the game, whoever holds the ball at 5pm is the winner.
Despite shaky promises of more prosperous days ahead, people clung conservatively to whatever small advances they had made through tireless years dedicated to a rough-and-tumble business based he artlessly on youth, beauty, and limitless stamina.
And he examines the rough-and-tumble world of Chicago party politics, where labor organizations were but one group of players in an often shifting constellation of alliances and counter-alliances.