Origin of pebble
OTHER WORDS FROM pebbleun·peb·bled, adjective
How to use pebble in a sentence
With every stroke, her leather boot creaked under the weight of her leg.
She tugged on the black rope that wrapped around his thighs and torso, her leather gloves creaking with each adjustment.
Or there he is, matching leather jackets with a baby-faced Bruce Springsteen.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They include signed photographs of Eisenhower and Field Marshal Montgomery, as well as paintings and a red leather despatch box.Churchill’s Secret Treasures for Sale: A British PM’s Life on the Auction Block|Tom Teodorczuk|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With this cool leather moto hat from Vince Camuto, you can look fabulous and fashionable while keeping your locks in line.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Anthony Bourdain in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.
The sleeves of his doublet which protruded from his leather casing were of the same colour and material as his trunks.
And the man who had done all this—a vulgar upstart out of Paris, reeking of leather and the barrack-room still lived!
His clothes marked him as a man of the city, for we do not wear shooting jackets, and breeches and leather leggings in our valley.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
But the jar threw my six-shooter where I couldn't reach it, and the carbine was jammed in the stirrup-leather on the wrong side.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for pebble
- a small smooth rounded stone, esp one worn by the action of water
- geology a rock fragment, often rounded, with a diameter of 4–64 mm and thus smaller than a cobble but larger than a granule
- a transparent colourless variety of rock crystal, used for making certain lenses
- such a lens
- a grainy irregular surface, esp on leather
- leather having such a surface
Derived forms of pebblepebbly, adjective
Word Origin for pebble
Scientific definitions for pebble
Other Idioms and Phrases with pebble
see not the only fish in the sea (pebble on the beach).