Definition of pebble-dash in English:

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pebble-dash

noun

[mass noun] British
Mortar with pebbles in it, used as a coating for external walls.
Example sentences
  • On the other hand, the rest of the family moved east and ended up in Basildon, a rather unfortunate sprawl of pre-fab concrete and pebble-dash on the Thames Estuary.

Derivatives

pebble-dashed

adjective
Example sentences
  • A pebble-dashed cove can feel like your own private hideaway from the world.
  • When we got it, it was pebble-dashed all over in a sort of garish yellow colour.
  • The curtains were drawn on the downstairs windows of the red and yellow pebble-dashed house, which is beside a row of council houses, at the end of Union Street.

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