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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.]
(Civil Engineering) a rounded stone used for paving. Sometimes shortened to: cobble Compare sett
a naturally rounded stone, larger than a pebble and smaller than a boulder, formerly used in paving.
[1400–50; late Middle English cobylstone]
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|Noun||1.||cobblestone - rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads|
paving stone - a stone used for paving
|Verb||1.||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"