- (of wood) used as originally cut, without smoothing or sanding: shingles of rough-sawn cedar.
Origin of rough-sawn
First recorded in 1885–90
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The frame addition is covered with rough-sawn redwood lap siding over half-inch vapor-sealed sheathing.Green Spring Farm