cobblestone

cobblestone
cobblestone [käb′əl stōn΄]
n.
[ME cobel ston: see COBBLE2 & STONE]
a rounded stone larger than a pebble and smaller than a boulder, formerly much used for paving streets

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  • Cobblestone — Cob ble*stone , n. A large pebble; a rounded stone not too large to be handled; a small boulder; used for paving streets and for other purposes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cobblestone — late 14c., kobilstane; see COBBLE (Cf. cobble) (n.) + STONE (Cf. stone) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cobblestone — Cobblestones are stones that were frequently used in the pavement of early streets. Cobblestone is derived from the very old English word cob , which had a wide range of meanings, one of which was rounded lump with overtones of large size. Cobble …   Wikipedia

  • cobblestone — adj. Cobblestone is used with these nouns: ↑courtyard, ↑path, ↑road, ↑street …   Collocations dictionary

  • cobblestone — [[t]kɒ̱b(ə)lstoʊn[/t]] cobblestones N COUNT: usu pl Cobblestones are stones with a rounded upper surface which were once used for making streets. ...the narrow, cobblestone streets of the Left Bank …   English dictionary

  • Cobblestone Historic District — U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. National Historic Landmark District …   Wikipedia

  • Cobblestone Farmhouse at 1229 Birdsey Road — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Cobblestone Inn — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Cobblestone Path — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Cobblestone House — or Cobblestone Farmhouse can refer to: Cobblestone House (Bath, New York), listed on the NRHP in New York Cobblestone House (Cazenovia, New York), listed on the NRHP in Madison County, New York Cobblestone Farmhouse at 1229 Birdsey Road, listed… …   Wikipedia

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