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  • n. Plural form of cobblestone.


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  • I never did meet the Maghrébine* bride with swank in her stride, to whom the cobblestones are a catwalk.

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  • Ironically, I read that the cobblestones were added fairly recently, maybe a hundred years ago or something, to enhance the old look.

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  • Lying on his back on the cobblestones was a man in his forties, overweight.

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  • Across the cobblestones was the narrow entrance to the dungeon.


  • And it was the hour of the clear Edinburgh twilight, that strange time when the world seems to have forgotten the sun though it keeps its colour; it could still be seen that the moss between the cobblestones was a wet bright green, and that a red autumn had been busy with the wind-nipped trees, yet these things were not gay, but cold and remote as brightness might be on the bed of a deep stream, fathoms beneath the visitation of the sun.

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  • Birthday (Mark on stage on his own, made reference to 'cobblestones', touches of Edinburgh man)

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  • The coarser material of river deposits, such as cobblestones, gravel, and the larger grains of sand, are WATER

    The Elements of Geology

  • The route varies little from year to year, but it can be changed to avoid problem areas such as cobblestones or narrow roads.

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  • On a recent afternoon, a group of American diplomats gathered on Rome's cobblestones with buckets and rollers, spreading peach-colored paint across the weather-beaten fa ade of a medieval storefront.

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  • Contador lost valuable time on the cobblestones, losing an additional 20 seconds when a broken spoke in his back wheel was rubbing against his brake for the final kilometers.

    Tour de France, Stage 12: Contador scores psychological blow against Schleck


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