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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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During a one-night count the following month, local authorities reported 188 individuals sleeping rough across Wales - an increase of a third on the previous year.
Hillingdonhad the third largest number of people sleeping rough, with 36 in 2017, up from nine in 2010.
It means the number of people sleeping in doorways and on pavements in the region has doubled since 2013, when 25 people were recorded sleeping rough.
MP for Wirral South, Alison McGovern, said: "Every person sleeping rough on our streets is a person in need of help and care, and, over the past seven years, the Tories have pulled apart the system that provides such care.
Andy Across the entire West Midlands region, including shire counties, there were 295 people sleeping rough last year.
If you see a person that may be sleeping rough call the HOST team on 01483 302495 or emailGuildfordHost@riverside.
Sleeping rough should be a thing of the past and yet 50 years on we have managed to solve nothing.
The most recent Rough Sleeper Count identified 110 people sleeping rough in Adelaide, down 13 from the February count of 123.
TEES chiefs are sleeping rough for a night to help fund a new Middlesbrough restaurant, creating jobs for recovering addicts and alcoholics.
Ed moved to London from Suffolk to study music in 2007 but when his course ended and his grant ran out he ended up sleeping rough or on the Tube.
Police are probing the death of a man whose body was found in a river close to where he had been sleeping rough.
THE number of people sleeping rough on the streets of Birmingham has doubled in the last year, according to new figures.