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cobblestone

[ kob-uhl-stohn ]
/ ˈkɒb əlˌstoʊn /
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noun

a naturally rounded stone, larger than a pebble and smaller than a boulder, formerly used in paving.

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Origin of cobblestone

First recorded in 1400–50, cobblestone is from the late Middle English word cobylstone.See cobble1, stone

OTHER WORDS FROM cobblestone

cob·ble·stoned, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH cobblestone

boulder, cobblestone , granule, pebble, rock, stone
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British Dictionary definitions for cobblestone

cobblestone
/ (ˈkɒbəlˌstəʊn) /

noun

a rounded stone used for pavingSometimes shortened to: cobble Compare sett
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