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Definition: Scotch pebble
Scotch \Scotch\, a. [Cf. Scottish.]
Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its
Scotch broom (Bot.), the Cytisus scoparius. See Broom.
Scotch dipper, or Scotch duck (Zo["o]l.), the bufflehead;
-- called also Scotch teal, and Scotchman.
Scotch fiddle, the itch. [Low] --Sir W. Scott.
Scotch mist, a coarse, dense mist, like fine rain.
Scotch nightingale (Zo["o]l.), the sedge warbler. [Prov.
Scotch pebble. See under pebble.
Scotch pine (Bot.) See Riga fir.
Scotch thistle (Bot.), a species of thistle (Onopordon acanthium
); -- so called from its being the national
emblem of the Scotch.
Pebble \Peb"ble\, 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.” --Shak.
As children gathering pebbles on the shore.
2. Transparent and colorless rock crystal; as, Brazilian
pebble; -- so called by opticians.
Pebble powder, slow-burning gunpowder, in large cubical
Scotch pebble, varieties of quartz, as agate, chalcedony,
etc., obtained from cavities in amygdaloid.