pebble

Part of speech: noun

A small rounded stone.

Part of speech: noun

A quartz crystal lens.

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Usage examples "pebble":

  1. Others filled their pipes and lighted them, and one abstracted a pebble from his shoe. - "With the Boer Forces", Howard C. Hillegas.
  2. It was a linen bag which contained within it a mass of old rusted and discolored metal and several dull- colored pieces of pebble or glass. - "Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes", Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
  3. In silence, Charles dropped a pebble down among the dusky forms of fish. - "Angela's Business", Henry Sydnor Harrison.