Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Full of pebbles; abounding with small roundish stones.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full of pebbles; pebbled.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or containing pebbles.
  • adjective With a surface like that of pebbles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective abounding in small stones

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Examples

  • Now, I just dribble in water until the mixture is "pebbly" and forming small clumps of dough.

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  • Add the butter and pulse about 12 times, until the mixture has a pebbly coarse texture.

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  • Cara brushed her hand over the pebbly imprint the asphalt shingles had left on the back of her legs.

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  • Grabbing a hand trowel, he turns over the pebbly loam looking for worms for his plot.

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  • Down the string my friend and I trace, digging six-inch-deep holes, aligning the grafting scar on the baby vine with a pinprick in the irrigation line, then setting the vine in the pebbly earth and burying its hairy roots.

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  • Add the butter and pulse about 12 times, until the mixture has a pebbly coarse texture.

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  • The beach was a long, wide, pebbly band, and fishermen would throw their lines out for smallmouth bass and trout, only to catch them and throw them back.

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  • Above all, it has a beautiful rocky purity, pebbly shores, the coldest, cleanest sea in the Aegean, old mountain pathways and simple beach tavernas.

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  • He had witnessed diminutive bison with semicircular horns; animals "of a bluish lead color, about the size of a goat, with a head and beard like him, and a single horn, slightly inclined forward from the perpendicular"; and "a strange amphibious creature, of a spherical form, which rolled with great velocity across the pebbly beach" of a lunar island.

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  • Cara brushed her hand over the pebbly imprint the asphalt shingles had left on the back of her legs.

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