from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Roughing-down; particularly, the approximate shaping of a piece from commercial sizes of material.
- n. The rough-forging of a piece, including the welding and swaging of the original stock, but not the finishing with the fullering- and flatting-tools, dies, etc.
- n. Suitable or designed for use in making rough-cuts: as, a roughing-out drill.
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