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rough-sawn

[ruhf-sawn]
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  1. (of wood) used as originally cut, without smoothing or sanding: shingles of rough-sawn cedar.

Origin of rough-sawn

First recorded in 1885–90
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Historical Examples

  • The frame addition is covered with rough-sawn redwood lap siding over half-inch vapor-sealed sheathing.

    Green Spring Farm

    Ross Netherton