But for my having him in my arms, he would have made an end of roughie, and certainly I would never have told this story.
Mr. Trevor glanced, still a little doubtfully, at roughie in my arms.
I can see roughie'—for Rough, had considered it more manly to stay in the shop—'and Mr.—your papa, Celestina.
He ran—of course the noise got worse; he ran faster, and it grew louder—faster still—oh, my poor roughie!
a rough person; hooligan
The roughies were hanging out at the fairgrounds.