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- adjective (of leather) having a rough surface as the result of being treated with a patterned roller
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As I type, I have in my breast pocket a small, tan, pebble-grained leather Hermès notebook that neatly typifies the values Chavez and Dumas stress.
Everything about this five-door hatchback is uplifting, including the cool aluminum accented dashboard (with pebble-grained plastic to simulate leather).
Inside, the leatherette feels good enough to pass for the real thing, and the super contemporary dashboard is attractive with pebble-grained plastic and metallic gadgetry.
Turf covered it, springy and pebble-grained underfoot, breathing a slight odor not unlike rosemary into cooling air.
According to MaryAnn Emery, an associate director of compliance for the UW Athletic Department, there are NCAA rules about the size and weight of game footballs, down to minutiae such as each ball must be made from four panels of pebble-grained leather and have no corrugation except for eight equally spaced lacings.
A rubber bladder is surrounded by pebble-grained leather with the characteristic laces to provide better grip.