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Pebble

pebble

1. A small roundish stone or bowlder; especially, a stone worn and rounded by the action of water; a pebblestone. The pebbles on the hungry beach. As children gathering pebbles on the shore. (milton)

2. Transparent and colourless rock crystal; as, Brazilian pebble; so called by opticians. Pebble powder, slow-burning gunpowder, in large cubical grains. Scotch pebble, varieties of quartz, as agate, chalcedony, etc, obtained from cavities in amygdaloid.

Origin: AS. Papolstan; cf. L. Papula pimple, mote. See Stone.


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... is in the house. He has no way of communicating with the householder as he is a deaf mute. He notices that the front yard is laid with loose pebbles. He goes into the yard and arranges some of the pebbles of a particular colour to read. “Roof on fire Get out” The householder reads the pebbles ...

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... PLACES???? JUST DO WHAT YOU GOTTA DO......I'M NOT PLAYING AND QUITE FRANKLY AM SICK OF YOUR SORRY CRAP. SEND PUNKO BACK OVER HERE WITH HIS LIL PEBBLE THROWING ASS...... OH NOT GOING TO TRY TO HARM HIM, WOULD NT BE PRUDENT WOULD IT...I'M GOING FOR YOU TOP DAWGS......WAIT N SEE TRY ME.....

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