pav·​er | \ˈpā-vər \

Definition of paver 

1 : one that paves

2 : a stone, brick, or block used for paving a surface

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Outside, full-growth banyan trees, paver pathways, and lush landscaping compliment a 1930s guest house that also boasts a wood slat ceiling and fireplace. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Waterfront estate asks $2.4M in Florida," 9 Oct. 2018 Palm trees frame the brick paver driveway before opening to a 6,300-square-foot interior with six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Jack Flemming,, "Former NFL star Michael Vick prepares to hand off his lakefront Florida home," 4 July 2018 The ripple effect also could drive up costs for companies that manufacture asphalt pavers, graders and other heavy equipment used in road projects. Washington Post, "Trump’s own tariffs make it harder to rebuild infrastructure," 30 June 2018 The five-bedroom, five-and-a-half bathroom home of 6,222 square feet was built in 2014 and features a swimming pool, an elevator, a metal roof and a paver driveway, according to Broward County Property Appraiser records. Judith Zizzo,, "$3.29M Fort Lauderdale home among priciest June sales," 5 July 2018 The new walkway that goes from the memorial to the library parking lot offers additional space for engraved pavers. Courant Community, "Community News For The Valley Edition," 10 July 2018 The pavers have been in place east of Kennedy Avenue since 1999 and west of Kennedy since 2001. Carrie Napoleon, Post-Tribune, "Highland expected to tap funds for downtown street repairs," 12 July 2018 The Lions then contracted with Pinehurst Landscaping to construct the paver floor at the structure. The Aegis, "Pavilion installed at Shamrock Park, equipment improved," 13 July 2018 Highland officials plan to tap into the Downtown Allocation Area Fund tax increment for the first time to make repairs to the downtown intersection pavers. Carrie Napoleon, Post-Tribune, "Highland expected to tap funds for downtown street repairs," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of paver

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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