When we got to the pavé the colonel said we would walk across country the rest of the way.
The pavé of the Haymarket he considers classic ground, and the "Waterford Arms" a most select wine-bibbing establishment.
At the end of each day the Ten Hundred swung in a long swaying column behind their band along the pavé roads homewards.
Of course a limber is not quite the vehicle you would select for comfort, especially over roads that are stony or pavé.
The authorities are improving things, but it will be some time yet before Belgium is as free from pavé as is France.
But it is obvious that the paviour in a field hops the clod; that the clodhopper in a street paces the pavé.
Butler turned to do the same, slipped on the pavé, and fell heavily, his ankle badly sprained.
The terrific "Louis Quatorze pavé," which one finds around Paris, is yearly growing less and less in quantity.
I soon left this danger behind, and then struck a pavé road and a railway line.
This order was given out and within half an hour the Battalion was on the pavé road, marching towards Ypres.
early 14c., "to cover (a street) with stones or other material," from Old French paver "to pave" (12c.), perhaps a back-formation from Old French pavement or else from Vulgar Latin *pavare, from Latin pavire "to beat, ram, tread down," from PIE *pau- "to cut, strike, stamp" (cf. Latin putare "to prune;" Greek paiein "to strike;" Lithuanian piauju "to cut," piuklas "saw"). Related: Paved; paving. The figurative sense of "make smooth" (as in pave the way) is attested from 1580s.