Definitions for cobbleˈkɒb əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cob•bleˈkɒb əl(v.t.)-bled, -bling.

  1. to mend (shoes, boots, etc.); patch.

  2. to put together roughly or clumsily.

Origin of cobble:

1490–1500; appar. back formation from cobbler

cob•bleˈkɒb əl(n.; v.)-bled, -bling.

  1. (n.)a cobblestone.

    Category: Petrology

  2. (v.t.)to pave with cobblestones.

Origin of cobble:

1595–1605; perh. cob+ -le

cob•bleˈcɒb əl(n.)

  1. New England, New York, and New Jersey.(esp. in place names) a rounded hill. [1885–95; perh. <cobble2]

    Category: Dialect

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cobble, cobblestone, sett(verb)

    rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads

  2. cobble, cobblestone(verb)

    pave with cobblestones

  3. cobble(verb)

    repair or mend

    "cobble shoes"


  1. cobble(Noun)

    A cobblestone.

  2. cobble(Noun)

    A particle from 64 to 256 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale

  3. cobble(Verb)

    To make shoes (what a cobbler does).

  4. cobble(Verb)

    To assemble ('cobble together' an improvised assembly).

  5. cobble(Verb)

    To use cobblestones to pave a road, walkway, etc.

  6. cobble(Verb)

    To tell someone a story of dubious authenticity; a tall tale.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cobble(noun)

    a fishing boat. See Coble

  2. Cobble(noun)

    a cobblestone

  3. Cobble(noun)

    cob coal. See under Cob

  4. Cobble(verb)

    to make or mend coarsely; to patch; to botch; as, to cobble shoes

  5. Cobble(verb)

    to make clumsily

  6. Cobble(verb)

    to pave with cobblestones

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to mend (shoes).

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