[ ruhf-sawn ]

  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

Words Nearby rough-sawn Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use rough-sawn in a sentence

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

    Green Spring Farm | Ross Netherton