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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tarmac.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Sounds like a mixture of Polow Da Don and The-Dream if they tarmacked driveways topless and smoked 20 a day.

    Joy Orbison Q&A

  • A five minute walk anywhere there are tarmacked roads will pass six of them.

    Of tuna and toilets « Gin&Comment

  • I understand the Ashton Canal corridor is soon to be completely razed to the ground and tarmacked over with a huge shopping centre/ loads of new houses, but for now roll on blackberry season - I got loads there last year!

    diary of a French odyssey…postcards from the route nationale

  • In the almost two years since my first visit to the city with my Lady, I had seen great changes take place, yet more palaces finished, great wide boulevards crisscrossing the medieval city, roads tarmacked, gardens planted, pavements laid.

    The Mistress of Nothing

  • "There are more tarmacked roads in France than in the whole of sub-Saharan Africa," he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • So that's temperature sensors near air conditioner exhausts or newly tarmacked surfaces or BBQs or parked cars with hot radiators, you can see more examples here.

    Global Warming, or maybe not

  • Second was their prestigious 30 space car park was actually a tarmacked area rented from the hotel next door.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • Ordinary cars now motor through some of Africa's highest mountains along the tarmacked road to Katse Dam, an area previously only accessible by four-wheel drive vehicles and tribesmen on horseback.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Up ahead, in the tarmacked space between the service road and the place where the weeds began heading down to the bay, she could see a dark Lincoln, lying low and in wait like a hunter.

    Second Skin

  • The house itself was about four hundred yards from the road and the surface of the long drive was smoothly tarmacked, the verges mown, the hedges well trimmed.

    No Laughing Matter

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