2. To run (as a ship) upon the gravel or beach; to run aground; to cause to stick fast in gravel or sand. When we were fallen into a place between two seas, they graveled the ship. (acts xxvii. 41 (rhemish version)) Willam the Conqueror . . . Chanced as his arrival to be graveled; and one of his feet stuck so fast in the sand that he fell to the ground. (Camden)
Origin: Graveled or Gravelled; Graveling or gravelling.
2. (Science: medicine) a deposit of small calculous concretions in the kidneys and the urinary or gall bladder; also, the disease of which they are a symptom. Gravel powder, a coarse gunpowder; pebble powder.