Definition of Rubbly

1. a. Relating to, or containing, rubble.



Definition of Rubbly

1. Adjective. Resembling rubble. ¹

2. Adjective. Strewn with rubble. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rubbly

1. abounding in rubble [adj -BLIER, -BLIEST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rubbly

rubbished
rubbisher
rubbishers
rubbishes
rubbishing
rubbishy
rubbit
rubble
rubbled
rubbles
rubblestone
rubblework
rubblier
rubbliest
rubbling
rubbly (current term)
rubboard
rubboards
rubby
rubby-dub
rubdown
rubdowns
rube
rubeanic acid
rubedinous
rubedo
rubefacience
rubefacient
rubefacients
rubefaction

Literary usage of Rubbly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1873)
"... pretty when the water is dancing in the sunlight over its rubbly bed^ springs in the pleasure grounds whence the water is elevated by an hydraulic ram. ..."

2. Progress Report by Geological Survey of Victoria, Family Planning Victoria (1878)
"... part of the band ferruginous and full of cavities. d Alternate bands of purple rubbly shale and hard purple-brown micaceous sandstone. a rubbly ..."

3. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1872)
"Some rubbly sandstones; coarse runs of white quartz pebbles in the upper part (Bockt dipping north, angle 70°, but decreasing to tht south). 5. ..."

4. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1897)
"No. 1 Вони. 163 feet above sea level. About six chains SE ot' SE angle of Section 892-87G. Hard rubbly basalt Hard brown clay ..."

5. Victoria: Geology and Physical Geography by Reginald Augustus Frederick Murray (1895)
"3. .a Bubbly purple-brown shale. c Fine hard rubbly siliceous grit. 6 Hard coarse siliceous sandstone with finegrained brown layer. d Hard fine purple-brown ..."

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