Since they had relatively shallow hulls, they were unstable when driven by sail or when on rough water: hence they were unsuitable for the voyage to the East.
We can only give rough estimates.
We made a rough calculation of the size of the dump.
The prices we quote are only a rough guide.
We'd worked out a rough plan of campaign.
I've got a rough idea of what he looks like.
As a rough guide, an apple has around two grammes of fibre.
The Russian visitor gave a rough outline of the proposals.
The rough sketch showed the position of the buildings.
It often helps to make a rough sketch.
My hands are rough.
He felt the rough surface of the rock cutting into his knees.
She pulled a couple of rough brown paper towels out of the dispenser.
The surgeon shaved off the rough edges through keyhole surgery.
Rough Weather Blues has welcome rough edges.
There are rough edges to be smoothed out.
The teacher made her do the whole thing again, which was a bit rough.
It's rough if you live in a small village and they close the post office down.
He got a rough deal in the divorce settlement.
England have had a rough deal from referees in this tournament.
The 1.9-litre diesel engine was a bit rough.
A further exchange of rough words is on the way.
The cider is a bit rough and incredibly strong.
I took a sip of the red wine, so rough it made me shudder.
Looks as if we're in for some rough weather.
The weather was fine, but the water was rough.
They collided in rough seas.
The sea is too rough to cross today.
He is still feeling a bit rough.
She sat down at the rough pine table.
He had constructed a rough shelter of mesquite branches.
He let out a rough sound.
Her voice was rough and loud like a man's.
Sand lightly to disguise any rough workmanship.
I grabbed her by the shoulders. Maybe I was too rough.
They have complained of rough treatment.
Gallart was warned in the first half for rough play.
Rugby's a rough sport.
He's too rough with the girls.
They have had a rough life.
It's going to be a rough day for me.
It has been a rough couple of weeks.
Joe and I are going through a bit of a rough patch at the moment.
Their marriage was going through a rough patch.
Nick had a rough time at home.
She has had a rough time of it recently.
The Cardiganshire corgi has a short, rough coat.
Fishing is a rough job.
They had to scramble down the rough uneven path.
Grace made her way slowly across the rough ground.
The car is bouncing over rough terrain.
Fabian was threatened by three roughs.
Sometimes he took a sketchbook and did roughs for future landscapes.
I'm supposed to present roughs in just over a week.
Boys will love playing in the rough with Tyco R/C Terrain Twister.
He looked like he'd been living rough for the last few days.
She sometimes lived rough on the streets of London.
He slept rough out on the heath.
These are kids who have slept rough.
It makes me sad when I see young people sleeping rough on the streets.