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Definition: Scotch pebble
, a. [Cf. Scottish
Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its
(Bot.), the Cytisus scoparius
. See Broom
, or Scotch duck
(Zo["o]l.), the bufflehead;
-- called also Scotch teal
, and Scotchman
, the itch. [Low] --Sir W. Scott.
, a coarse, dense mist, like fine rain.
(Zo["o]l.), the sedge warbler. [Prov.
. See under pebble
(Bot.) See Riga fir
(Bot.), a species of thistle (Onopordon acanthium
); -- so called from its being the national
emblem of the Scotch.
, n. [AS. papolst[=a]n; cf. L. papula pimple,
mote. See Stone
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.
2. Transparent and colorless rock crystal; as, Brazilian
pebble; -- so called by opticians.
, slow-burning gunpowder, in large cubical
, varieties of quartz, as agate, chalcedony,
etc., obtained from cavities in amygdaloid.