From ME., from cobble (probably a diminutive of one of various words cob, presumed to stem from a Proto-Germanic root kubb- "something rounded") + stone
- A rounded stone from a river bed, fit for use as ballast in ships and for paving roads.
cobble (as backformation)
trans-top|a rounded stone
Dutch: keisteen; (for paving) kassei, kasseisteen
Portuguese: pedregulho m, pedras arredondado|arredondadas f|p
Russian: Ð±ÑƒÐ»Ñ‹Ð¶Ð½Ð¸Ðº (bulÃ½Å¾nik) m