cob·​bled ˈkä-bəld How to pronounce cobbled (audio)
: paved with cobblestones
cobbled streets

Examples of cobbled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After entering through the courtyard on a cobbled side street, guests ascend a spiral staircase. Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 4 July 2023 Steady rain nevertheless turned much of the week into a washout, with downpours sweeping across the historic Old Town’s cobbled streets and canceling a pair of the popular open-air screenings in Cluj’s Piața Unirii. Christopher Vourlias, Variety, 18 June 2023 Vieille Ville Compact and exceedingly pedestrian-friendly, Vieille Ville exudes fairytale charm with cobbled streets, canals, and pastel houses ornamented by flower boxes. Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 3 June 2023 Unsurprisingly, tourists beeline to this enchanting Luberon village to see — and snap photos of — its cobbled lanes, white stone buildings, and churches. Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 6 May 2023 The blacksmiths and carpenters are hard at work, locals sip their coffee, kids play on cobbled streets. Kaya Genç, The New Republic, 4 Apr. 2023 Teal Thomsen Joris Allardon Indian textiles and Palestinian cuisine in Paris In the lively Pigalle neighborhood, down a quiet cobbled street away from the area’s convivial bars and bistros, is Hotel Le Ballu, a 37-room boutique property by the hotelier Julia Vidalenc. Michaela Trimble, Condé Nast Traveler, 1 Mar. 2023 Suddenly, the cobbled streets of the old town looked romantic. Hazlitt, 28 June 2022 The cobbled streets of Tbilisi, the capital of the Caucasus republic of Georgia, have seen a lot of political turmoil since the fall of the USSR three decades ago. Fred Weir, The Christian Science Monitor, 9 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cobbled was in 1853

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“Cobbled.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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