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Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Gravel \Grav"el\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Graveled}or {Gravelled};
   p. pr. & vb. n. {Graveling} or {Gravelling}.]
   1. To cover with gravel; as, to gravel a walk.

   2. To run (as a ship) upon the gravel or beach; to run
      aground; to cause to stick fast in gravel or sand.

            When we were fallen into a place between two seas,
            they graveled the ship.               --Acts xxvii.
                                                  41 (Rhemish

            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.

   3. To check or stop; to embarrass; to perplex. [Colloq.]

            When you were graveled for lack of matter. --Shak.

            The physician was so graveled and amazed withal,
            that he had not a word more to say.   --Sir T.

   4. To hurt or lame (a horse) by gravel lodged between the
      shoe and foot.
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