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 Rouge et Noir (French, red and black).Rough Music, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rough-hewn.
 
Shaped in the rough, not finished, unpolished, ill-mannered, raw; as a “rough-hewn seaman” (Bacon); a “rough-hewn discourse” (Howel).   1
 


 Rouge et Noir (French, red and black).Rough Music, 

 
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