/ (ˈmɛtəld) /

  1. made or mended with road metal

  2. fitted or covered with metal

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How to use metalled in a sentence

  • The remainder were mere field tracks for the most part, rarely metalled, and in wet weather almost impassable for mud.

  • Take the metalled road on the right leading to Tavannes fort.

  • I believe there are over one hundred miles of metalled roads in the capital and the suburbs, all due to untiring M. Doumer.

    A Wayfarer in China | Elizabeth Kendall
  • The Third, suddenly without the assistance of his anti-grav, crashed into the fence and dropped leadenly to the metalled surface.

    Evil Out of Onzar | Mark Ganes
  • On making inquiries, a road newly metalled was pointed out to me, and I was told that the cromlech had been used for that purpose.

    Archaic England | Harold Bayley