In the rough
Rough Rough, n. 1. Boisterous weather. [Obs.] --Fletcher. [1913 Webster]

2. A rude fellow; a coarse bully; a rowdy. [1913 Webster]

{In the rough}, in an unwrought or rude condition; unpolished; as, a diamond or a sketch in the rough. [1913 Webster]

Contemplating the people in the rough. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]


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