cobblestone

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noun cob·ble·stone \ˈkä-bəl-ˌstōn\

Definition of cobblestone

  1. :  a naturally rounded stone larger than a pebble and smaller than a boulder; especially :  such a stone used in paving a street or in construction

cobblestoned

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Origin and Etymology of cobblestone

Middle English, from cobble- (probably from cob) + stone


First Known Use: 15th century


COBBLESTONE Defined for English Language Learners

cobblestone

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noun cob·ble·stone \ˈkä-bəl-ˌstōn\

Definition of cobblestone for English Language Learners

  • : a round stone that is used in paving streets


COBBLESTONE Defined for Kids

cobblestone

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noun cob·ble·stone \ˈkä-bəl-ˌstōn\

Definition of cobblestone for Students

  1. :  a rounded stone used especially in the past to pave streets



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