Related to Roughhew: hew out


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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.