Webster 1913 Edition
gravele, akin to F.
gr?vea sandy shore, strand; of Celtic origin; cf. Armor.
grocoarse gravel, pebbles, and Skr.
Small stones, or fragments of stone; very small pebbles, often intermixed with particles of sand.
A deposit of small calculous concretions in the kidneys and the urinary or gall bladder; also, the disease of which they are a symptom.
a coarse gunpowder; pebble powder.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To cover with gravel;
as, to gravel a walk.
To run (as a ship) upon the gravel or beach; to run aground; to cause to stick fast in gravel or sand.
When we were fallen into a place between two seas, they
Acts xxvii. 41 (Rhemish version).
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.
To check or stop; to embarrass; to perplex.
When you were
graveledfor lack of matter.
The physician was so
graveledand amazed withal, that he had not a word more to say.
Sir T. North.
To hurt or lame (a horse) by gravel lodged between the shoe and foot.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Small stones or fragments of stone, or very small pebbles, larger than the particles of sand, but often intermixed with them.
2.In medicine, small calculous concretions in the kidneys and bladder.
1.To stick in the sand.
2.To puzzle; to stop; to embarrass.
3.To hurt the foot of a horse, by gravel lodged under the shoe.