dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


3 definitions found
 for Graveling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Graveling \Grav"el*ing\, or Gravelling \Grav"el*ling\, n.
     1. The act of covering with gravel.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A layer or coating of gravel (on a path, etc.). Graveling

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Graveling \Grav"el*ing\, or Gravelling \Grav"el*ling\, n.
     (Zool.)
     A salmon one or two years old, before it has gone to sea.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gravel \Grav"el\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Graveledor Gravelled;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Graveling or Gravelling.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To cover with gravel; as, to gravel a walk.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To run (as a ship) upon the gravel or beach; to run
        aground; to cause to stick fast in gravel or sand.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              When we were fallen into a place between two seas,
              they graveled the ship.               --Acts xxvii.
                                                    41 (Rhemish
                                                    version).
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Willam the Conqueror . . . chanced as his arrival to
              be graveled; and one of his feet stuck so fast in
              the sand that he fell to the ground.  --Camden.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To check or stop; to embarrass; to perplex. [Colloq.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              When you were graveled for lack of matter. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The physician was so graveled and amazed withal,
              that he had not a word more to say.   --Sir T.
                                                    North.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. To hurt or lame (a horse) by gravel lodged between the
        shoe and foot.
        [1913 Webster]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229