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grav·el

 (grăv′əl)
n.
1. An unconsolidated mixture of rock fragments or pebbles.
2. Medicine The sandlike granular material of urinary calculi.
tr.v. grav·eled, grav·el·ing, grav·els or grav·elled or grav·el·ling
1. To apply a surface of rock fragments or pebbles to.
2. To confuse; perplex.
3. Informal To irritate.

[Middle English, from Old French gravele, diminutive of grave, pebbly shore, of Celtic origin.]

gravelled

(ˈɡrævəld) or

graveled

adj
covered with gravel
Translations

gravelled

graveled (US) [ˈgrævəld] ADJde grava, de gravilla

gravelled

[ˈgrævəld] (British) graveled (US) adj [path, road, area] → de gravier

gravelled

, (US) graveled
adjmit Kies bedeckt; gravelled pathKiesweg m
References in classic literature ?
The playground was a bare gravelled yard, open to all the back of the house and the offices; and I knew that the servants read it, and the butcher read it, and the baker read it; that everybody, in a word, who came backwards and forwards to the house, of a morning when I was ordered to walk there, read that I was to be taken care of, for I bit, I recollect that I positively began to have a dread of myself, as a kind of wild boy who did bite.
I thought it would have been so pleasant to have looked out upon a garden planted with flowers and trees, so amusing to have watched the demoiselles at their play; to have studied female character in a variety of phases, myself the while sheltered from view by a modest muslin curtain, whereas, owing doubtless to the absurd scruples of some old duenna of a directress, I had now only the option of looking at a bare gravelled court, with an enormous "pas de geant" in the middle, and the monotonous walls and windows of a boys' school-house round.
When Marmaduke left his office after executing his disagreeable duty, he met Oliver Edwards, walking up the gravelled walk in front of the mansion-house with great strides, and with a face agitated by feeling.