Cobbling



[kob-uh l] /ˈkɒb əl/

verb (used with object), cobbled, cobbling.
1.
to mend (shoes, boots, etc.); patch.
2.
to put together roughly or clumsily.
[kob-uh l] /ˈkɒb əl/
noun
1.
a cobblestone.
2.
cobbles, coal in lumps larger than a pebble and smaller than a boulder.
3.
Metalworking.

verb (used with object), cobbled, cobbling.
4.
to pave with cobblestones.
/ˈkɒbəl/
noun
1.
short for cobblestone
2.
(geology) a rock fragment, often rounded, with a diameter of 64–256 mm and thus smaller than a boulder but larger than a pebble
verb
3.
(transitive) to pave (a road) with cobblestones
/ˈkɒbəl/
verb (transitive)
1.
to make or mend (shoes)
2.
to put together clumsily
n.

“paving stone; worn, rounded stone,” c.1600, earlier cobblestone, probably a diminutive of cob in some sense. The verb in this sense is from 1690s. Related: Cobbled; cobbling.
v.

“to mend clumsily,” late 15c., perhaps a back-formation from cobbler (n.1), or from cob, via a notion of lumps. Related: Cobbled; cobbling.
cobble
(kŏb’əl)
A rock fragment larger than a pebble and smaller than a boulder. Pebbles have a diameter between 64 and 256 mm (2.56 and 10.24 inches) and are often rounded.

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