Scotch pebble


Definition of Scotch pebble

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

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First Known Use of Scotch pebble

1752, in the meaning defined above

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“Scotch pebble.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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