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- n. Alternative form of diamond in the rough.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. an uncut diamond; hence, colloquially, a person of intrinsic worth under a rude exterior.
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Your spin doctors couldnae save you, your lawyers couldnae clear you, so you're doon to this washed-up, disgraced and discredited hack you wouldnae have given the steam aff your shite three months ago, hopin 'he's gaunny be the rough diamond that turns oot to be your salvation.