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  1. having or covered with pebbles: the pebbly beach at Nice.
  2. (of a texture, design, etc.) having a granular or pebbled surface: shoes with a pebbly finish.
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Origin of pebbly

First recorded in 1590–1600; pebble + -y1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • The little pool in the pebbly river had stars in the bottom.

    Buried Cities, Part 2

    Jennie Hall

  • It was unruled, pure white, and of a texture which might be described as pebbly.

  • Every diamond, and rock, and pebbly beach is a mine of Beauty.

  • But Stephano lay beneath Wagner, who held him down on the pebbly bottom.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

    George W. M. Reynolds

  • The children were not the only ones who had learned something at Pebbly Beach.

    Jack and Jill

    Louisa May Alcott