Pronunciation: (ruf'kast", -käst"), [key]
—n., v., -cast, -cast•ing.
1. Also called spatter dash. an exterior wall finish composed of mortar and fine pebbles mixed together and dashed against the wall. Cf. pebble dash.
2. a crudely formed pattern or model.
1. to cover or coat with roughcast.
2. to make, shape, or prepare in a rough form: to roughcast a story.
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