There are 2 definitions of cobble in English:

cobble1

Syllabification: cob·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈkäbəl
 
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noun

(usually cobbles)
  • 1A cobblestone.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
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There are 2 definitions of cobble in English:

cobble2

Syllabification: cob·ble
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈkäbəl/

verb

[with object]
  • 1 dated Repair (shoes).
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    • 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
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    • 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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