Pebble

Definition of Pebble

Peb´ble
n.1.A small roundish piece of stone; especially, a stone worn and rounded by the action of water; a pebblestone.
As children gathering pebbles on the shore.
- Milton.
2.Transparent and colorless rock crystal; as, Brazilian pebble; - so called by opticians.
Pebble powder
slow-burning gunpowder, in large cubical grains.
Scotch pebble
varieties of quartz, as agate, chalcedony, etc., obtained from cavities in amygdaloid.
v. t.1.To grain (leather) so as to produce a surface covered with small rounded prominences.
[imp. & p. p. Pebbled; p. pr. & vb. n. Pebbling.]

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