Scotch pebble

noun

: a pebble of cryptocrystalline quartz (as agate or chalcedony) found in Scotland and used for ornament after being cut and polished

Word History

First Known Use

1752, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Scotch pebble was in 1752

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“Scotch pebble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scotch%20pebble. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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