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1 Species of masonry characterized by surfaces artificially roughened or left rough-hewn, or by having the joints, notably the horizontal ones, emphasized by being deeply sunk or chamfered. See also rustication.

2 Simple, plain, unrefined, and made of rough materials (e.g. roughly hewn tree-trunks), to suggest rural architecture or the Picturesque.

Subjects: Architecture.


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