cobbled

adjective
cob·​bled | \ ˈkä-bəld How to pronounce cobbled (audio) \

Definition of cobbled

: paved with cobblestones cobbled streets

Examples of cobbled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This fairytale Medieval city of cobbled alleyways, church spires, and turrets seems even more romantic in the fading afternoon light. Condé Nast Traveler, "12 Best Places to Visit in Europe in October for Stunning Fall Foliage," 4 Oct. 2019 On a cobbled sidewalk outside the vividly yellow café exterior are several small round tables and chairs, where diners sit and a waiters serves. Susan Dunne, courant.com, "Tailor-made for Instagram, ‘Van Gogh for All’ exhibit lets you climb inside his most famous paintings," 20 Aug. 2019 Belvédère is the gateway to the Gordalasque Valley, its cobbled alleyways giving way to astonishing mountain panoramas. National Geographic, "How to go wild in the French Riviera," 5 Aug. 2019 There’s plenty of footage of Marzel attacking Palestinians on the cobbled stones of this hallowed ground. Batya Ungar-sargon, The New York Review of Books, "A Palestinian in Israeli Military Court: Issa Amro, the Judge, & Me," 17 June 2019 An Edwards Cinema is the anchor tenant, and Red Robin sits opposite, across a cobbled plaza, for pre- or post-gaming. Alison Cook, Houston Chronicle, "Burger Friday: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers at Marq-E Entertainment Center," 7 June 2019 Newport, Rhode Island Newport is practically synonymous with tony New England, where sailboats dot the harbor and the well-heeled explore the cobbled shopping wharves. Condé Nast Traveler, "The Most Beautiful Towns in America," 21 Sep. 2018 Here’s hoping Sagan is able to keep riding long enough to wheelie across the cobbled finish on the Champs-Élysées on July 29. Jason Gay, WSJ, "Ugh: Another Queasy Tour de France," 5 July 2018 Customers who want to buy off the shelf and open the bottle — either inside the candlelit wine bar or at an outdoor table on the cobbled street — pay a 10-euro corkage fee. New York Times, "In a Northern Italian Wine Region, Raising a Glass with Less Fuss," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of cobbled

1853, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cobbled was in 1853

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“Cobbled.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cobbled. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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More Definitions for cobbled

cobbled

adjective
How to pronounce cobbled (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of cobbled

: covered with cobblestones

cobbled

adjective
cob·​bled | \ ˈkä-bəld \

Kids Definition of cobbled

: paved or covered with cobblestones cobbled streets

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