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rustic

1. (of masonry) having a rusticated finish
2. brick or stone having a rough finish

Rustic

Descriptive of rough hand-dressed building stone, intentionally laid with high relief; used frequently in modest rural structures.

rustic

1. Descriptive of rough, hand-dressed building stone, intentionally laid with high relief; used in modest structures of rural character.
2. A grade of building limestone, characterized by coarse texture.
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and minimalist, others classically ornate and further across the field rustically Andalusian, yet the one absolute in all of this is that whatever style of design provides
She says: "I live rustically, with my Mom (Joan Bridge was born in Edinburgh).
The group, described as rustically elegant by the company, includes bedroom, dining, upholstery and occasional pieces made from pine solids and veneers with a heavily distressed warm pine finish and custom hardware with an oxidized, antique brass style.
This restaurant, with Roma music on one floor, the Gorale music on another rustically decorated floor, and a disco on the top floor, is not unlike the archive or the song catalogue of previous ethnographers venturing to the mountains as tourists themselves.
While the gentle, yet rustically flavorful Garrotxa, fuzzy gray-rinded and snow-white inside, is for me Catalonia's first cheese, it is the Formatje de l'Alt Urgell I La Cerdanya (Whew
The homes being built have rustically elegant Adirondack camp style architecture, one-of-a-kind artisan details and hand-crafted elements.
The cosy and rustically decorated shop was converted in 1992 from a disused milking parlour and grew so popular that the tractor bays were turned into extra shop space last year.
Narrated in English (presumably so we don't fall asleep reading too many subtitles) there will be leaping lairds being poshly Scottish, with the crusty commoners coming over all rustically rebellious.
Launched five months ago to steadily increasing business, the rustically hip Canyon brings music and memories from the likes of Kansas, the Doobie Brothers, Pat Benatar and Toto to the 'hood, if you'll pardon the expression.
In Europe, the GM debate has brought people's concern about the safety of what they eat to critical mass: British shoppers' demand for organic food has increased by 40 percent in the last year, as evidenced by the advance of pricey, rustically packaged organic produce-70 percent of it imported-along the shelves of Sainsbury's and Safeway.
Webster, 1885) bound in green boards with a large drawing of Huck to the left and below the rustically ornamented complete title on the cover, for example, may present itself as a pleasant piece of late nineteenth-century bookmaking, a commodity worthy to be displayed in the parlor as well as read, but the massive Iowa-California scholarly edition of the novel ratifies its canonization in our period by proclaiming it a cultural artifact of enormous significance worthy of selection from the vast backlist of American literature for the full-dress scholarly treatment.
These "yellow belly" or yellow pines, as they're known, were three to four feet in diameter - maybe 150 feet high, rustically "plated" with seemingly endless sequences of jigsaw-like layers of rust-colored bark.