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Meaning of COBBLE

Pronunciation:  'kâbul

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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.''
    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
  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).