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roughshod

Line breaks: rough|shod
Pronunciation: /ˈrʌfʃɒd
 
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Definition of roughshod in English:

adjective

archaic
(Of a horse) having shoes with nail heads projecting to prevent slipping.

Phrases

ride roughshod over

1
see ride.

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