Definitions of gravel

  1. To cover with gravel; as, to gravel a walk.
  2. To run ( as a ship) upon the gravel or beach; to run aground; to cause to stick fast in gravel or sand.
  3. To check or stop; to embarrass; to perplex.
  4. To hurt or lame ( a horse) by gravel lodged between the shoe and foot.
  5. To cover with fragments of rock.
  6. To cover with gravel: to puzzle:- pr. p. gravelling; pa. p. gravelled.
  7. To cover with gravel.
  8. To cover with gravel; to stick in the sand; to embarrass; to hurt the foot of a horse, by gravel lodged under the shoe.
  9. To cover with gravel; to puzzle; to embarrass; among horses, to hurt the foot by gravel in the shoe.
  10. rock fragments and pebbles
  11. Small stones, or fragments of stone; very small pebbles, often intermixed with particles of sand.
  12. A deposit of small calculous concretions in the kidneys and the urinary or gall bladder; also, the disease of which they are a symptom.
  13. Fragments of rock coarser than sand, and frequently mixed with it; a disease caused by solid matter in the bladder and kidneys.
  14. Small stones often intermixed with sand: small collections of gravelly matter in the kidneys or bladder.
  15. Small stones or pebbles; concretions in the kidneys or bladder.
  16. A mixture of sand and pebbles.
  17. Pathol. Granular concretions formed in the kidneys.
  18. Small stones, often intermixed with particles of sand, & c.; a disease produced by small calculous concretions in the kidneys and bladder.
  19. Small stones or pebbles rounded by the action of water; sandy matter sometimes found in the kidneys or bladder.
  20. unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; " a gravelly voice"
  21. Gravelly.
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