Sett vs Cobble - What's the difference?

sett | cobble |


As nouns the difference between sett and cobble

is that sett is the system of tunnels that is the home of a badger while cobble is a cobblestone.

As verbs the difference between sett and cobble

is that sett is while cobble is to make shoes (what a cobbler does).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

sett

English

(wikipedia sett)

Alternative forms

* set

Noun

(en noun)
  • The system of tunnels that is the home of a badger.
  • The pattern of distinctive threads and yarns that make up the plaid of a Scottish tartan.
  • A small, square-cut piece of quarried stone used for paving and edging.
  • * 1911 , Encyclop√¶dia Britannica ,
  • Very durable grey granite has been quarried near Aberdeen for more than 300 years, and blocked and dressed paving "setts ," kerb and building stones, and monumental and other ornamental work of granite have long been exported from the district to all parts of the world.
  • * 1912 , Joseph Conrad, A Personal Record ,
  • Three horses trotted abreast, with the clatter of hoofs on the granite setts , and the yellow, uproarious machine jolted violently behind them, [...]
  • * 1920 , D.H.Lawrence, Women in Love ,
  • The old market-square was not very large, a mere bare patch of granite setts , usually with a few fruit-stalls under a wall.
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  • Verb

    (head)
  • Anagrams

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    cobble

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A cobblestone.
  • (geology) A particle from 64 to 256 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale
  • (a kind of fishing-boat)
  • Verb

    (cobbl)
  • To make shoes (what a cobbler does).
  • To assemble in an improvised way.
  • I cobbled something together to get us through till morning.
  • (intransitive) To use cobblestones to pave a road, walkway, etc.