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Semel added dogs running loose have also destroyed common tern nests, which are built atop the sand with a few sticks and some pebbles.
Set to arrive in August 2018, the spacecraft will orbit the asteroid, studying it for two years before scooping up a sample of dust and pebbles that will return to Earth in 2023.
Sowbhagyamma is one of dozens of women working under the scorching sun every day to clear weeds, mud, and pebbles from a 6.5-acre plot in the Mandya District of southern Karnataka state, India.
Effective immediately, our relatively peaceful home was transformed into a 24-hour animal shelter, with multiple litter boxes, bowls of stinky food pebbles and hissing cats everywhere.
There, a bluffside trail offers a lovely walk with views aplenty, ending at a sand-pebble beach looking across to Whidbey Island.
Stones have been found in the stomachs of dead sea lions found in the wild, ranging from pebbles to fairly sizable rocks.
Somewhere along the way, Classic Empire took a pebble or piece of muck from the sloppy track in the eye.
Home A shop-in-shop of designware, with copies of Luncheon magazine ($20); pebble soaps ($15); and Hill House mini monogrammable pillowcases ($80).
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Origin and Etymology of pebble
Middle English pobble, from Old English papolstān, from papol- (of unknown origin) + stān stone
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
First Known Use of pebble
PEBBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pebble for English Language Learners
: a small, round stone; especially : one that has been made smooth by the movement of water
PEBBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of pebble for Students
: a small rounded stone
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