Roughing rolls
Rough Rough, v. t. 1. To render rough; to roughen. [1913 Webster]

2. To break in, as a horse, especially for military purposes. --Crabb. [1913 Webster]

3. To cut or make in a hasty, rough manner; -- with out; as, to rough out a carving, a sketch. [1913 Webster]

{Roughing rolls}, rolls for reducing, in a rough manner, a bloom of iron to bars.

{To rough it}, to endure hard conditions of living; to live without ordinary comforts. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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