Cob"ble (?), n.

A fishing boat. See Coble.

 

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Cob"ble, n. [From Cob a lump. See Cob, n., 9, and cf. Copple, Copplestone.]

1.

A cobblestone.

"Their slings held cobbles round."

Fairfax.

2. pl.

Cob coal. See under Cob.

 

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Cob"ble (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cobbled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Cobbling (?).] [OF. cobler, copler, to join or knit together, couple, F. coupler, L. copulare to couple, join. Cf. Couple, n. & v. t.]

1.

To make or mend coarsely; to patch; to botch; as, to cobble shoes.

Shak.

"A cobbled saddle." Thackeray.

2.

To make clumsily.

"Cobbled rhymes."

Dryden.

3.

To pave with cobblestones.

 

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