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rough

(rŭf),
Not smooth; denoting the irregular, coarsely granular surface of a certain bacterial colony type.
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The Rough Sleeping Statistics report, which includes figures from all 326 local housing authorities in England, shows that there was a rise in the number of people sleeping rough, from 1,768 in autumn 2010 to 2,181 in autumn 2011, an increase of 413 or 23 per cent.
Over the last two years, the events have seen hundreds of people sleeping rough for the night at scores of locations across the country.
Prince William has spent a night sleeping rough on the streets of London to experience being homeless, as part of an event organised by the homeless charity Centrepoint
Although Stephen was asleep in the hut when the fire broke out, he was not sleeping rough.
RADIO personality Wee Fat Bob thought he'd left his days of sleeping rough behind him.
THE Midlands is to have its own "czar" in charge of reducing the number of people sleeping rough.
Cllr O Broin added: "Local residents believe the man may have been homeless and sleeping rough in the derelict house.
Anas El-Hamri will step into the shoes of those soldiers who find themselves sleeping rough, when he takes part in the Big Tees Sleepout.
A company boss is swapping his suit for warm clothing - to spend a night sleeping rough on the streets.
A HOMELESS pensioner sleeping rough in a shop doorway in Sheldon was beaten up and robbed during a vicious prolonged attack.
HOMELESS people sleeping rough on the streets of a historic city could be given a helping hand thanks to a Government grant of almost PS200,000.
SLEEPING rough for a homeless charity has raised PS30,000 to help tacKle the issue in South Wales.