Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The parr or young salmon. Thompson. Also gravelling, gravelin.
- v. present participle of gravel.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of covering with gravel.
- n. A layer or coating of gravel (on a path, etc.).
- n. (Zoöl.) A salmon one or two years old, before it has gone to sea.
“Please spare us all, we know you are bigger than graveling for votes.”
“With that note expect John Kerry NOT to get the Secretary of State position since he was graveling for it in the press.”
“His character goes from a smooth and confident wolf, to a graveling victim.”
“I say nothing pause, 4 long seconds - and then a few trail in with some barely detachable sounds - not actual identifiable words but definitely audible graveling - that might indicate that this statement is not necessarily true.”
“Would you like me to save them up toward the next graveling?”
“They could take no part in the blasting operations, but they were able lads and could help at graveling the surface.”
“The jolting of the gig ended as soon as the wheels touched the drive-hundreds of years of graveling and rolling went a long way toward making a stretch of driveway as flat and hard as a paved street in London.”
“Guitar and dulcimer blended, and Clancey picked up the tune, his voice graveling over the climbing surge of the notes:”
“They were resumed in 1879, and the dam as also the slide successfully completed, with the exception of graveling of the dam in the fall of”
“Most of the resurfacing was in the nature of topsoiling and sand graveling, although about one hundred projects involved the surfacing of roads with stone.”
Emergency Relief in North Carolina. A Record of the Development and the Activities of the North Carolina Emergency Relief Administration, 1932-1935. North Carolina Emergency Relief Commission, State administrator, Mrs. Thomas O'Berry. Edited by J.S. Kirk, Walter A. Cutter [and] Thomas W. Morse
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