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cobble1

Syllabification: cob·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈkäbəl
 
/

noun

(usually cobbles)
1A cobblestone.
Example sentences
  • The window in the study shattered as a piece of cobble flew into to it.
  • Among the items found were pieces of 12th century pottery, 12th or 14th century cobble and part of a hearth.
  • In total there are 148 square metres of accommodation, while outside, the back garden is laid in patio and cobble.
1.1 (cobbles) British Coal in lumps the size of cobblestones.
Example sentences
  • Cobbles of coal may be seen in the water showing the location of outcropping seams.
  • You make the big decision to finish and then they keep moving the dates to make sure they get every last cobble of coal.
  • I found I could relate this cobble to the very last year that the mine was being mined.

Origin

late Middle English: from cob1 + -le2.

Words that rhyme with cobble

bobble, Chernobyl, gobble, hobble, knobble, nobble, squabble, wobble

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cobble2

Syllabification: cob·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈkäbəl
 
/

verb

[with object]
1 dated Repair (shoes).
Example sentences
  • Modern economies rely on the division of labor, such that one needn't bake bread, smith tools and cobble shoes in a day's work.
2 (cobble something together) Roughly assemble or put together something from available parts or elements: the mayor cobbled together a budget
More example sentences
  • With the help of various agents we managed to cobble something together.
  • Anyway, hopefully between us we will be able to cobble something together.
  • Even if an agreement is cobbled together it will not please everyone.
Synonyms
prepare roughly/hastily, make roughly/hastily, throw together;
improvise, contrive, rig (up), whip up
informal rustle up

Origin

late 15th century: back-formation from cobbler.

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