noun pav·age \ˈpāvij\

Definition of pavage



  1. 1a :  a tax levied to pay for the paving of highways b :  the right to impose such a tax

  2. 2 :  the act of laying a pavement

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Origin and Etymology of pavage

Anglo-French, from Old French paver to pave + -age

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