Meaning of rough-hew in English:

rough-hew

verbrough-hewn, rough-hewed

[with object]
  • Cut (wood or stone) roughly with a tool such as an axe.

    • ‘I rough-hewed the trunk with the adze’

Pronunciation

rough-hew

/ˈrʌfhjuː/ /ˌrʌfˈhjuː/