from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In building, mortar in which pebbles are incorporated.
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His trademarks were pebble-dashing, angled buttresses, porthole windows.
I did an interminable placement as a student nurse in the Casualty department of the London Hospital, Whitechapel back in the olden days so I have seen life at the stomach-pumping/vomit pebble-dashing the walls end of the health care spectrum.
It's like a sun-drenched robotic Great Dane just shook itself in slow motion, pebble-dashing me with little prisms of joy.
I'm a lad from Whitehaven who was pebble-dashing a house the day before. "