pebbly

Part of speech: adjective

Abounding with pebbles.

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Usage examples "pebbly":

  1. Outside of the shoal the bottom is pebbly and gravelly. - "Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine", Walter H. Rich.
  2. At length, in the interests of harmony, I proposed that each member should confer with his parents, his guardian or his kind teacher, with a view to striking on a suitable choice, always bearing in mind that the proposed name should carry with it a thought of the woody glade, the craggy slope, the pebbly beach- in short, should remind one of Nature's choicest offerings. - "Fibble, D. D.", Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb.
  3. But once across the bar, and within the narrow entry, any vessel coming in from the open sea would find itself in a natural harbour of great advantages; the cove ran inland for a good mile and was quite another mile in width; its waters were deep, rising some fifteen to twenty feet over a clear, sandy bottom, and on all sides, right down to the bar at its entrance, it was sheltered by high cliffs, covered from the tops of their headlands to the thin, pebbly stretches of shore at their feet by thick wood, mostly oak and beech. - "Ravensdene Court", J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher.