- a person that paves; paver.
- a material used for paving.
Also especially British, pav·iour.
Origin of pavior
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Examples from the Web for paviour
He was surnamed the “Paviour,” and, when off duty, generally so addressed.
But it is obvious that the paviour in a field hops the clod; that the clodhopper in a street paces the pavé.
As he adopted the phrase with a parental fondness, the father was called the “paviour.”
He was just over six feet high, with the shoulders of a paviour and the heart and lung capacity of a diver.The Tower of Oblivion
Chihun thumped Moti Guj's bald head as a paviour thumps a kerbstone.Life's Handicap
- a person who lays paving
- a machine for ramming down paving
- material used for paving
C15: from paver, from pave
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