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Partly dressed timber, having only the branches removed.
- ‘Half a dozen lengths of rough timber were held together by the remnants of his copper roll.’
- ‘His face was bloody from scraping the rough timber.’
- ‘With the discovery of gold, mining became a major consumer of firewood and rough timber.’
- ‘The room was small and plain with walls made up of rough timber, but it gave a homely feeling to Hika.’
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