pav·​er | \ ˈpā-vər How to pronounce paver (audio) \

Definition of paver

1 : one that paves
2 : a stone, brick, or block used for paving a surface

Examples of paver in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Joe Raboine, who has spent 25 years in the patio industry, most recently with the paver company Belgard, says that previously clients wanted patio spaces that would work for entertaining. New York Times, "Don’t Wait to Deck Out Your Back Porch," 15 Aug. 2020 Think a pea gravel and paver patio combined with native plants that will thrive in the existing condition. Jessica Dailey, House Beautiful, "The Real Costs to Build 5 Different Backyard Retreats," 13 Aug. 2020 For more information on the fundraising campaign or to purchase a paver visit the shelter's website. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "Harris County Pets launches paver campaign as facility renovations near completion," 16 June 2020 Among a group of about 50 people were some yellow-vested construction workers, who paused from refurbishing brick pavers on Meridian Street to stand, remove their hard hats and bow their heads. Vic Ryckaert, Indianapolis Star, "'Passionate, determined, God-fearing': Officer Leath laid to rest in coronavirus' shadow," 16 Apr. 2020 The rear of the property opens to a paver patio and a canal connecting to South Oyster Bay. Michael Kolomatsky, New York Times, "The Most Popular Properties of March," 16 Apr. 2020 Council President Mark Harek questioned whether the new treatment would have the same aesthetic as the current brick pavers that provide a boundary for the downtown district. Carrie Napoleon, Post-Tribune, "Highland expected to tap funds for downtown street repairs," 12 July 2018 Those improvements are to include lighting, decorative pavers, planters, benches, trash and recycling receptacles and bike racks on both sides of 70th Street. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Allis Yards mixed-use project in West Allis plans to add events venue for up to 300 people at historic site," 24 Feb. 2020 Outside are a front porch with a porch swing and a fenced backyard with paver patio, lawn, and garden beds. TheWeek, "6 gorgeous homes built in the 1920s," 22 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of paver

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Paver.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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