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roughie

(ˈrʌfɪ)
n
(Animals) a small food fish of the family Arripididae, found in southern and western Australian waters. Also called: orange roughy, ruff or tommy rough

roughie

n
1. something unfair, esp a trick: he put a roughie over.
2. (in horse racing) an outsider that wins
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The teaching one, which is called GUPPIE and looks like the sleek aquarium fish, costs about $1,000, and the other, called ROUGHIE, $10,000.
Rough, who played on that fateful night in Cardiff, said on STV Glasgow's Peter and Roughie Show: "He was way ahead of his time, tactically, and he was big on man-management.
The Swordfish star wants to take on roles that make people laugh but feels he has been stereotyped as a roughie toughie.
And Roughie believes the 1978 World Cup side has never been given its fair due.
6m sale of Garry O'Connor to Lokomotiv Moscow before the 4-0 Tennent's Scottish Cup semi-final humbling by Hearts and Roughie believes the fans won't stand for much more.
But we should have had one in the first half when Davies brought me down and I remember big Roughie making an incredible save from a Toshack volley when it was still goalless.
As he recalled that famous win 42 years ago, Roughie said: "On the morning of the game I was taking my local BB team for a game in a park at Knightswood.
SADDLE SOAR Peter, Roughie and Humza at the starting line.
Roughie said: "I wouldn't hang him out to dry and I hope no one does.