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- n. Alternative form of paviour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who paves; a paver.
- n. A machine for laying pavement; a rammer for driving paving stones.
- n. A brick or slab used for paving.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as paver.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a machine for laying pavement
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From now on let it be known that I have accepted Brick as my personal pavior.
One additional advantage of using pavior blocks over concrete slabs is that pavior blocks can be used to create a permeable surface so that there is less surface runoff – a big problem as more and more urban areas are covered with pavement.
Parisian pavior was the first inventor of this composition; but I am satisfied the corn-cracker had not stolen it from the stone-cracker.
I do not know whether my back-woods friend, or the Parisian pavior, was the first inventor of this composition, but I am satisfied the corn-cracker had not stolen it from the stone-cracker.
Francis understood, and respectfully received this blessing; and whilst his Grand father paid his visit, the little pavior went and told his Grandmamma, what he had been able to do, and how God had already blessed him for it.
Had my eye pick'd out by a pavior, who was _axing_ his way, he didn't care where.
That belief has in all ages proved the very best pavior to anarchy and despotism, or, to use a more strong and emphatic figure, the most efficacious battering-ram against paper bulwarks and constitutional barriers.
Be that as it may -- and the weight of evidence is in favour of Gutenburg -- it is interesting as one stands by the statue of Coster under the shadow of Haarlem's great church to think that this was perhaps the true parent of that great upheaval, the true pavior of the way.
A crowd soon gathered, and despite the indignant cries of the master-pavior, who declared he was never more sane, this son of
The hero of the affair was an Irishman, named Baker, who relieved the monotony of his work as a master pavior by acting Sir John Falstaff and other parts.