cobble, cobblestone, sett(verb)
rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
pave with cobblestones
repair or mend
A particle from 64 to 256 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale
To make shoes (what a cobbler does).
To assemble ('cobble together' an improvised assembly).
To use cobblestones to pave a road, walkway, etc.
To tell someone a story of dubious authenticity; a tall tale.
a fishing boat. See Coble
cob coal. See under Cob
to make or mend coarsely; to patch; to botch; as, to cobble shoes
to make clumsily
to pave with cobblestones
Origin: [OF. cobler, copler, to join or knit together, couple, F. coupler, L. copulare to couple, join. Cf. Couple, n. & v. t.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kob′l, n. a stone worn smooth by water.—n. Cobb′le-stone, a rounded stone used in paving.—v.t. to pave with such. [Ety. dub.]
kob′l, v.t. to patch up or mend coarsely, as shoes.—ns. Cobb′ler, one who cobbles or mends shoes: a drink made up of wine, sugar, &c., and sucked through a straw; Cobbler's punch, a warm drink made of beer, with the addition of spirit, sugar, and spice. [Der. unknown.]
The numerical value of cobble in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of cobble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
As you’re driving along a cobble stone road you have dampeners in your car that make it a nice smooth ride and that’s what were doing for astronauts.
It will be difficult to cobble together a majority. The regime is likely to find it a nuisance. Individual deputies will have an incentive to make a lot of noise or to secure benefits for those who elected them, the result is likely to seem obstructionist and venal. It will be both, but that's the way it has been designed.
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