[ ruhf-kast, -kahst ]
/ ˈrʌfˌkæst, -ˌkɑst /
Also called spatter dash. an exterior wall finish composed of mortar and fine pebbles mixed together and dashed against the wall.Compare pebble dash.
a crudely formed pattern or model.
verb (used with object), rough·cast, rough·cast·ing.
to cover or coat with roughcast.
to make, shape, or prepare in a rough form: to roughcast a story.
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/ (ˈrʌfˌkɑːst) /
a coarse plaster used to cover the surface of an external wall
any rough or preliminary form, model, etc
covered with or denoting roughcast
verb -casts, -casting or -cast
to apply roughcast to (a wall, etc)
to prepare in rough
(tr) another word for rough-hew
Derived forms of roughcastroughcaster, noun
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