cobblestone

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From Middle English cobylstone, cobyllstone, kobilstane, kobill-stane, equivalent to cobble +‎ stone. Compare Old Norse köppusteinn (boulder), Danish kampesten (boulder).

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cobblestone (plural cobblestones)

  1. A rounded stone from a river bed, fit for use as ballast in ships and for paving roads.

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