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Meaning of ROUGHHEW

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rough"hew`\, v. t.
1. To hew coarsely, without smoothing; as, to roughhew
   timber.

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.

 

 

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