|English Dictionary: rough-hew||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for rough-hew|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Roughhew \Rough"hew`\, v. t.|
1. To hew coarsely, without smoothing; as, to roughhew
2. To give the first form or shape to; to form rudely; to
shape approximately and rudely; to roughcast.
There's a divinity that shapes our ends, Roughhew
them how we will. --Shak.