channery

[ chan-uh-ree ]
/ ˈtʃæn ə ri /

noun

an accumulation of thin, flat, coarse fragments of sandstone, limestone, or schist with diameters up to 6 inches (15 cm): used in Scotland and Ireland for gravel.

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Origin of channery

Scots dial.: literally, gravelly, equivalent to channer gravel (alteration of channel gravel, channel1) + -y1
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