from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pebble.
  • adj. Having many pebbles
  • adj. Having a surface that looks irregular, grainy, or crinkled.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Abounding in pebbles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Abounding with pebbles; pebbly.


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  • Curling ice is not like the ice you skate on, the surface is "pebbled" or bumpy.


  • Even some main island beaches – such as pebbled Lalaria, with its rock arch – are accessible only by boat.

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  • She loved to climb in the exposed roots of trees along the pebbled riverbank and collect stones and dried skeletons of crayfish.

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  • She reached into the pocket of her shorts and handed him the whole pack of gum as they made their way along the trail that led beneath the bridge and out along the muddy pebbled bank of the river.

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  • Jason Andrew for the Wall Street Journal Rockwell provided some light touches, too: the pebbled leather chairs are made from the same material as an NFL football, and an oval table has ridges raised slightly to resemble a trophy stand.

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  • It is hypnotically serene – out in the great wide open, no sounds except the gentle scrape of the wooden oar on the pebbled waterbed, the occasional cry of a bird, the wind rustling through the banana trees.

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  • And there's a place for pebbled and crushed ice, too: mint juleps, swizzles and many tiki drinks wouldn't be possible without them.

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  • The grassy banks of the campsite spoon the rocky shoreline of the north Wales coast, where the Irish Sea bubbles over the pebbled beach.

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  • When you sidle into the room, her eyes are open, directed towards the ceiling, which is pebbled and cream-colored.

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  • There was a light on inside the office, visible through the pebbled glass of the doorway, and I pushed my way in without knocking.

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