Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of gravel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See graveling.

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Examples

  • We were walking on their bodies, mostly dead but not completely, gravelling their spines under our feet.

    It Wasn't Me.

  • But he called me to tell me that he felt bad that they had told me that the reason we couldn't go was this gravelling because it had, in fact, been finished the day before I arrived.

    Op-Ed: Reporters Covering Oil Spill Stymied

  • We had another meeting up at Fritz's this morning, this time with the excavator who's going to do the grading and gravelling of the road we cut up to the house site.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • The road is 7.8 km and its re-gravelling D 903 will impact positively on the following schools:

    MR S'BU NDEBELE DURING THE SOD-TURNING CEREMONY FOR ROAD 903

  • By re-gravelling D-903 we will make it easy for people from all surrounding districts to have access and to intermingle.

    MR S'BU NDEBELE DURING THE SOD-TURNING CEREMONY FOR ROAD 903

  • As previous speakers have already mentioned, we are gathered here today for the re-gravelling of D 903.

    MR S'BU NDEBELE DURING THE SOD-TURNING CEREMONY FOR ROAD 903

  • This was used through the national roads agency to complete 55 engineering projects, mainly focussed on re-gravelling rural roads, building drainage systems and carrying out minor bridge works.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "Oh, if you don't understand me," replied Sancho, "it is no wonder my words are taken for nonsense; but no matter; I understand myself, and I know I have not said anything very foolish in what I have said; only your worship, senor, is always gravelling at everything I say, nay, everything I do."

    Don Quixote

  • "Cavilling, not gravelling," said Don Quixote, "thou prevaricator of honest language, God confound thee!"

    Don Quixote

  • They were often merely a way of ruffling it through the town, particularly at the amusement quarter of Asakusa; seeking quarrels with _ro [u] nin_, abusing women, and literally gravelling the discomfited townsmen, not seldom left on the ground, subsequently to be put into it.

    Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House), Retold from the Japanese Originals Tales of the Tokugawa, Volume 2

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