Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as rubble, 1.

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

  • noun See rubble, 1 and 2.

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  • noun Rubble; a loose collection of broken stones.

Etymologies

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rubble +‎ stone

Examples

  • And I've seen quite a few adobe-rubblestone combination walls and buildings in, for example, Penjamo, Guanajuato.

    Earthquake and adobe

  • Many older Central Mexican buildings that are not adobe are stone, or rubblestone construction.

    Earthquake and adobe

  • Two years later, concerned citizens nominated West Quoddy Head, farther down the coast, as a more suitable position, and in 1806 Thomas Jefferson had ordered the construction of a rubblestone lighthouse on the spot.

    The Killing Kind

  • -- We spent the next day in examining the magnesian and calcareous rubblestone which appears to constitute strata resting against and upon the serpentine rock of Presque Isle.

    Memoirs of 30 Years with the Indian Tribes on the American Frontiers

  • Portions of this rock, viewed in extenso, are overlaid by amygdaloid and rubblestone -- the latter of which forms a remarkable edging to the formation, in some places, on the north-west shore, that makes a canal, as at the Little Marrias.

    Memoirs of 30 Years with the Indian Tribes on the American Frontiers

  • Portions of this rock, viewed in extenso, are overlaid by amygdaloid and rubblestone -- the latter of which forms a remarkable edging to the formation, in some places, on the north-west shore, that makes a canal, as at the Little Marrias.

    Personal Memoirs of a Residence of Thirty Years with the Indian Tribes on the American Frontiers

  • -- We spent the next day in examining the magnesian and calcareous rubblestone which appears to constitute strata resting against and upon the serpentine rock of Presque Isle.

    Personal Memoirs of a Residence of Thirty Years with the Indian Tribes on the American Frontiers

  • Standing on an island at the west side of the entrance to Boothbay Harbor roughly 2.5 miles northwest of the Ram Island light, the original 30 foot, conical rubblestone tower stands not only as a marker of the harbor entrance but as a warning of the dangerous shoals nearby. in 1857, the original Lewis Patent reflectors were by a fourth order Fresnel lens.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Standing on an island at the west side of the entrance to Boothbay Harbor roughly 2.5 miles northwest of the Ram Island light, the original 30 foot, conical rubblestone tower stands not only as a marker of the harbor entrance but as a warning of the dangerous shoals nearby. in 1857, the original Lewis Patent reflectors were by a fourth order Fresnel lens.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Harbor roughly 2.5 miles northwest of the Ram Island light, the original 30 foot, conical rubblestone tower stands not only as a marker of the harbor entrance but as a warning of the dangerous shoals nearby. in 1857, the original Lewis Patent reflectors were by a fourth order

    WN.com - Business News

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