Definitions

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  • n. Short for pavilion.
  • n. Short for pavlova.
  • n. Bread.

Etymologies

Contraction of pavilion. (Wiktionary)
Contraction of pavlova. Australian from 1966. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Every Vada pav is warmed in the microwave before serving.

    Batata Vada Odyssey

  • Anjali, can you kindly let me know what qty of water has been used as ingr list shows 1 1/2 and the directions mention add 2 cups of water ... sorry to bother you but your pics n my craving for mumbai pav is tempting me todo so!

    Mumbai Special Pao

  • Finally, the "vada pav" is assembled by slicing some crusty chewy bread (I used hero rolls) horizontally, dabbing some garlic chutney on the bottom half, then tucking in a couple of fritters.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • Vada pav is Bombay's answer to the ubiquitous burger, and this humble dish feeds millions of hungry people every day.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • Frequently at C-bit show, enthusiasm of China pavilion doubled etc, but actual count of companies, generally, 70-80% at Cbit are Taiwan equity owned firms in Chinese pav.

    Transcript: Seminar "FTAs and the Case for Taiwan" on Apr 13 at GWU

  • As we approached the front, the long straight French roads gave way to winding narrow ways, frequently paved with cobble stones called pavé.

    On the Fringe of the Great Fight

  • It consists of a batata vada - a spicy potato mixture made into a patty, coated with a seasoned batter and deep fried - sandwiched between bread called pav, and served with condiments such as coriander chutney, red chili powder or garlic paste.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Norwegian Thor Hushovd of the Cervélo Test Team, angry about Monday's neutralized finish that cost him possible sprinter's points, won the teeth-rattling stage, some 8.2 miles of which were raced on what the French call pavé, to take the green jersey.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • Made with gemstones and precious metals, each is made using a technique called pavé, which means "to pave."

    MacNN | The Macintosh News Network

  • A spicy buttery vegetable stew is mopped up with huge yeasty chewy rolls called "pav".

    Archive 2005-08-01

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