- a naturally rounded stone, larger than a pebble and smaller than a boulder, formerly used in paving.
Origin of cobblestone
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Examples from the Web for cobblestone
Two carabinieri fell to the cobblestone piazza in a pool of blood.Two Police Shot Outside PM’s Office as New Italian Government Sworn In
Barbie Latza Nadeau
April 28, 2013
As we continue down the cobblestone streets, Glen passes a joint.
Michael Ian Black: We walk along the cobblestone streets of Old Algiers.
That if one hits a negro on the head with a cobblestone, the cobblestone will break.The American Credo
George Jean Nathan
He ees call the 'cobblestone,' also the 'pouding-stone,' when he ees at his home in the country.Stories in Light and Shadow
They will soon be able to tell in every case where the egg or cobblestone is not "just round."Froebel's Gifts
Kate Douglas Wiggin
They are shown in plate 29, along with a cobblestone used as a pestle.Archeological Investigations
He was devoted to horses and from his home on Broadway he could frequently be seen driving tandem on the cobblestone streets.As I Remember
- a rounded stone used for pavingSometimes shortened to: cobble Compare sett
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Word Origin and History for cobblestone
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