n. pl.1.Rowen.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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I am used to roughing it under all sorts of conditions - much more used to roughing it than I am to staying at country houses."
Who would mind roughing it a bit if that were all it meant?
Farming, of course, means roughing it externally; but high thinking may go with plain living, nevertheless."
"Well, if we didn't mind roughing it - she did not recommend it, mind - but there was a little beershop half a mile down the Eton road - "
You can't expect Englishwomen to stand roughing it as the natives do who've been acclimatised.
I, who have lost my brave and lion-hearted husband, who had every good quality under heaven, and whose name was great over all Hellas and middle Argos; and now my darling son has gone off on board of a ship--a foolish fellow who has never been used to roughing it, nor to going about among gatherings of men.