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roughcast

rough·cast

roughcast

pronunciation:
ruhf kaest
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a coarse plaster made of mortar mixed with small stones, used as a finish for exterior walls.
definition 2: a rough or crude model, pattern, or preliminary form.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: roughcast, roughcasting, roughcasts
definition 1: to cover or plaster with roughcast.
definition 2: to make or shape in a rough or preliminary form.