Meaning of PEBBLE in English


[peb.ble] n [ME pobble, fr. OE papolstan, fr. papol- (of unknown origin) + stan stone] (14c) 1: a small usu. rounded stone esp. when worn by the action of water

2: transparent and colorless quartz: rock crystal

3: an irregular, crinkled, or grainy surface -- peb.bly adj

[2]pebble vt peb.bled ; peb.bling (1605) 1: to pelt with pebbles

2: to pave or cover with pebbles or something resembling pebbles

3: to grain (as leather) so as to produce a rough and irregularly indented surface

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