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[peb-lee] /ˈpɛb li/
having or covered with pebbles:
the pebbly beach at Nice.
(of a texture, design, etc.) having a granular or pebbled surface:
shoes with a pebbly finish.
Origin of pebbly
1590-1600; pebble + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • On the pebbly beach of the lake all the staff of the research center, together with their families, gathered round a big fire.
  • One of their favorite activities is rubbing on certain pebbly beaches in shallow water.
  • The palm-lined harbor and pebbly beaches attract walker, loungers, and fishermen.
  • Waves beat on the shore, rushing up the pebbly beach and withdrawing with a caressing hiss.
  • They all sat down on the pebbly beach, switched off their flashlights, and waited a few minutes.
  • Crunch your teeth through the pebbly crust and you reach a light, caky heart that is deep golden in color.
  • Break each wedge into pebbly bits, and moisten with warm coconut milk before topping with fish curry.
  • Cave-riddled cliffs flank its pebbly bays and bluer-than-blue sea, so bring your snorkel.
  • Many guests here spend their days beside the terraced, oval-shaped pool or at the private pebbly beach.
  • Along the coast are some sandy beaches, but many are rocky or pebbly.

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