Gravel

Grav"el

, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Graveled (?) or Gravelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Graveling or Gravelling.]
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1. To cover with gravel; as, to gravel a walk.
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2. To run (as a ship) upon the gravel or beach; to run aground; to cause to stick fast in gravel or sand.
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When we were fallen into a place between two seas, they graveled the ship.
Acts xxvii. 41 (Rhemish version).
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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.
Camden.
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3. To check or stop; to embarrass; to perplex. [Colloq.]
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When you were graveled for lack of matter.
Shak.
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The physician was so graveled and amazed withal, that he had not a word more to say.
Sir T. North.
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4. To hurt or lame (a horse) by gravel lodged between the shoe and foot.
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