(formerly) a loud cacophony created with tin pans, drums, etc, esp as a protest or demonstration of indignation outside someone's house
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How to use rough music in a sentence
Poor Don Roque did not know that his enemies were at that moment treating him to "rough music."The Fourth Estate, vol. 2 | Armando Palacio Valds
Nothing is so convenient to sit upon as a rough music-stool with a good range of adjustment.On Laboratory Arts | Richard Threlfall
They gave him quite rough music, but he looked 'twixt his horse's ears and made out not to notice.Rewards and Fairies | Rudyard Kipling
As for you and me, you'll have to face rough music for a year or two; that's the worst part of it.The Dark Tower | Phyllis Bottome
Some musicians came this morning to salute us with a little of their rough music, a drum and a clarionet.