The expert was the most famous natural philosopher in Italy, Father ruder Boscovich.
The room appeared to contain a miscellaneous collection of articles needed in the ruder sort of photodrama.
Nay, they seem rather to prefer the ruder and rougher forms of attack.
Certain classes of the ruder and plainer ware are found to be blackened by smoke.
We had been accustomed to the ruder scenes of a northern clime.
The reply of Alexander was, if possible, ruder and haughtier than before.
I asked for them again, you know, when Jim died, and she was ruder than ever.
The magnificent city of Rome was at first a rude hamlet of ruder people.
The ruder passions of anger and resentment had no influence over her mind.
For the same reason the people of the North were ruder and less civilised than their fellow-countrymen in the South.
late 13c., "coarse, rough" (of surfaces), from Old French ruide (13c.) or directly from Latin rudis "rough, crude, unlearned," perhaps related to rudus "rubble." Sense of "ill-mannered, uncultured; uneducated, uncultured" is from mid-14c. Rude boy (also rudie, for short) in Jamaican slang is attested from 1967. Figurative phrase rude awakening is attested from 1895.