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cobble


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cobble  \Cob"ble\,  n. 
  A  fishing  boat.  See  {Coble}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cobble  \Cob"ble\,  n.  [From  {Cob}  a  lump.  See  {Cob},  n.,  9,  and 
  cf  {Copple},  {Copplestone}.] 
  1.  A  cobblestone.  ``Their  slings  held  cobbles  round.'' 
  --Fairfax. 
 
  2.  pl  Cob  coal.  See  under  {Cob}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cobble  \Cob"ble\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cobbled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Cobbling}.]  [OF.  cobler,  copler,  to  join  or  knit  together, 
  couple,  F.  coupler,  L.  copulare  to  couple,  join  Cf 
  {Couple},  n.  &  v.  t.] 
  1.  To  make  or  mend  coarsely;  to  patch;  to  botch;  as  to 
  cobble  shoes.  --Shak.  ``A  cobbled  saddle.''  --Thackeray. 
 
  2.  To  make  clumsily.  ``Cobbled  rhymes.''  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  To  pave  with  cobblestones. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cobble 
  n  :  rectangular  stone  with  curved  top  once  used  to  make  roads 
  [syn:  {cobblestone},  {sett}] 
  v  1:  pave  with  cobblestones 
  2:  repair  or  mend;  "cobble  shoes" 




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