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cobblestone
Acorn Street on Beacon Hill
Boston, Massachusetts

cob·ble·stone

 (kŏb′əl-stōn′)
n.
A paving stone, especially one that is naturally rounded.

[Middle English cobelston : obsolete cobel, probably diminutive of cob, round object; see cob + Middle English ston, stone, stone; see stone.]

cobblestone

(ˈkɒbəlˌstəʊn)
n
(Civil Engineering) a rounded stone used for paving. Sometimes shortened to: cobble Compare sett

cob•ble•stone

(ˈkɒb əlˌstoʊn)

n.
a naturally rounded stone, larger than a pebble and smaller than a boulder, formerly used in paving.
[1400–50; late Middle English cobylstone]
cob′ble•stoned`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cobblestone - rectangular paving stone with curved topcobblestone - rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
paving stone - a stone used for paving
Verb1.cobblestone - pave with cobblestones
pave - cover with a material such as stone or concrete to make suitable for vehicle traffic; "pave the roads in the village"
Translations
brosten
macskakő

cobblestone

[ˈkɒblstəʊn] Nadoquín m

cobblestone

[ˈkɒbəlstəʊn]
npavé m
modif [street] → pavé(e)

cobblestone

nKopfstein m; cobblestone pavementKopfsteinpflaster nt
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