[ kob-uhl-stohn ]
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  1. a naturally rounded stone, larger than a pebble and smaller than a boulder, formerly used in paving.

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

Words Nearby cobblestone Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cobblestone in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for cobblestone


/ (ˈkɒbəlˌstəʊn) /

  1. a rounded stone used for paving: Sometimes shortened to: cobble Compare sett

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