ETYM From Cob a lump. Related to Cob, 9, and cf. Copple, Copplestone.
Rectangular stone with curved top; once used to make roads; SYN. cobblestone, sett.
A stone small enough to throw; also; a large piece of rock. Stout linen.
pebble / pebl̩ /
ETYM as. papolstân; cf. Latin papula pimple, mote. Related to Stone.
A small smooth rounded rock.
rubble / rʌbl̩ /
ETYM From an assumed Old French dim. of robe See Rubbish.
1. A mass of rough stones or fragments of concrete, usually resulting from a demolition.
2. Rough stone as it comes from the quarry.
3. Water-worn or rough broken stones; broken bricks, etc., used in coarse masonry, or to fill up between the facing courses of walls.
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