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graveled


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gravel  \Grav"el\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Graveled}or  {Gravelled}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Graveling}  or  {Gravelling}.] 
  1.  To  cover  with  gravel;  as  to  gravel  a  walk. 
 
  2.  To  run  (as  a  ship)  upon  the  gravel  or  beach;  to  run 
  aground;  to  cause  to  stick  fast  in  gravel  or  sand. 
 
  When  we  were  fallen  into  a  place  between  two  seas, 
  they  graveled  the  ship.  --Acts  xxvii. 
  41  (Rhemish 
  version). 
 
  Willam  the  Conqueror  .  .  .  chanced  as  his  arrival  to 
  be  graveled;  and  one  of  his  feet  stuck  so  fast  in 
  the  sand  that  he  fell  to  the  ground.  --Camden. 
 
  3.  To  check  or  stop;  to  embarrass;  to  perplex.  [Colloq.] 
 
  When  you  were  graveled  for  lack  of  matter.  --Shak. 
 
  The  physician  was  so  graveled  and  amazed  withal, 
  that  he  had  not  a  word  more  to  say  --Sir  T. 
  North. 
 
  4.  To  hurt  or  lame  (a  horse)  by  gravel  lodged  between  the 
  shoe  and  foot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  graveled 
  adj  1:  made  of  packed  earth  or  gravel;  "a  dirt  road"  [syn:  {dirt}, 
  {gravel}] 
  2:  (of  roads)  leveled  and  drained  but  not  paved  [syn:  {graded}] 




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