[ ruhf-sawn ]
/ ˈrʌfˈsɔn /


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

Origin of rough-sawn

First recorded in 1885–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for rough-sawn

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

    Green Spring Farm|Ross Netherton