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 After ambling through the knot of cobbled alleyways, walk the one-and-a-half-mile stone rampart to see the picture-perfect town and its bucolic surroundings. Anne Olivia Bauso, Travel + Leisure, 25 Aug. 2021 In December, around a dozen anti-lockdown protesters gathered together on a cobbled street in the eastern German town of Grimma. Morgan Meaker, Wired, 3 Feb. 2022 Cluj-Napoca is the unofficial capital of Transylvania, known for its cobbled streets, medieval buildings and thriving nightlife. Julia Buckley, CNN, 15 Feb. 2022 The end result, however, feels more than a little loosely cobbled together, conceptually or otherwise. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 6 Jan. 2022 An arsenal of Suburbans poured into the cobbled street of the hotel’s driveway to reveal glitzy guest after glitzy guest. Isiah Magsino, Vogue, 19 Nov. 2021 These shoes are inspired by destinations near and far, from the sidewalks of Manhattan to the cobbled streets of Athens, and can take you from the beach to the taverna with an easy glamour. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, 2 Nov. 2021 Since then, Ortiz’s own home, built in 1992 in the Colonia Seattle — a cobbled suburb popular with the city’s intellectual elite — and his nearby studio, completed in 2008, have become lodestars for a new generation of Tapatío architects. New York Times, 15 Feb. 2021 Just a short walk away are the cobbled streets of charming Gargnano, where vibrant orange trees line the shore; this part of the world is hard to beat. Tom Marchant, Harper's BAZAAR, 22 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of cobbled

1853, in the meaning defined above

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28 Apr 2022

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“Cobbled.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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cob·​bled | \ ˈkä-bəld \

Kids Definition of cobbled

: paved or covered with cobblestones cobbled streets

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