road metal

noun

Definition of road metal

: broken stone or cinders used in making and repairing roads or ballasting railroads

First Known Use of road metal

1805, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of road metal was in 1805

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Cite this Entry

“Road metal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/road%20metal. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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