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Webster 1828 Edition


Graveled

GRAV'ELED

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Covered with gravel; stopped; embarrassed; injured by gravel.

Definition 2022


graveled

graveled

English

Verb

graveled

  1. simple past tense and past participle of gravel

Adjective

graveled

  1. Covered with gravel.
    • 2006 May 5, Harold Henderson, “Snips”, in Chicago Reader:
      The soldiers admitted that while they had the money to lay gravel on a particular road, they lacked the funds to pave it, even though all agreed that graveled roads offered easy concealment for IEDs.
  2. Perplexed, puzzled, baffled; troubled, annoyed.
    • 1894, Anthony Hope, Dolly Dialogues:
      "The fracture is your making; the pin--" Here Miss Dolly interrupted; to tell the truth I was not sorry, for I was fairly graveled for the meaning of the pin.
    • 1919, Christopher Darlington Morley, Mince Pie:
      'Oh, yes,' says Jan. Pond was graveled; didn't know just what to do.