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  1. a person or thing that paves.
  2. a brick, tile, stone, or block used for paving.
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Origin of paver

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at pave, -er1
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Examples from the Web for paver

Historical Examples of paver

  • It is only a means to achieve art, a paver of the path towardPg ix it.

    Piano Playing

    Josef Hofmann

  • Chihun thumped Moti Guj's bald head as a paver thumps a curbstone.

  • My certes, but I wad like to fa' acquaint wi' the yin that wad as muckle as lift a 'paver' to him.

    Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City

    S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett

Word Origin and History for paver


late 15c., agent noun from pave (v.).

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