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Meaning of COBBLE

Pronunciation:  'kâbul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
  2. [v]  repair or mend; "cobble shoes"
  3. [v]  pave with cobblestones
 

COBBLE is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cobblestone, sett
 
 See Also: bushel, doctor, fix, furbish up, mend, pave, paving stone, repair, restore, touch on

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cob"ble\, n.
    A fishing boat. See {Coble}.
    
    
  2. \Cob"ble\, n. [From {Cob} a lump. See {Cob}, n., 9, and
    cf. {Copple}, {Copplestone}.]
    1. A cobblestone. ``Their slings held cobbles round.''
       --Fairfax.
    
    2. pl. Cob coal. See under {Cob}.
    
    
    
    
  3. \Cob"ble\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cobbled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Cobbling}.] [OF. cobler, copler, to join or knit together,
    couple, F. coupler, L. copulare to couple, join. Cf.
    {Couple}, n. & v. t.]
    1. To make or mend coarsely; to patch; to botch; as, to
       cobble shoes. --Shak. ``A cobbled saddle.'' --Thackeray.
    
    2. To make clumsily. ``Cobbled rhymes.'' --Dryden.
    
    3. To pave with cobblestones.
    
    
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. Rock smaller than boulder and larger than gravel; arbitrarily 1 to 50 pounds or 2 to 8 inches in diameter.
  2. Substrate particles 64 to 256 mm (2.5 to 10 inches) in diameter. Often subclassified as small (64 to 128 mm) and large cobble (128 to 256 mm).
 

 

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