paver

noun
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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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 Any nonconforming paver will be set aside until organizers can resolve the discrepancy. Courant Community, "Community News For The Valley Edition," 10 July 2018 There is a guest bedroom with a marble bathroom across the hall and one of two master bedrooms, with an en suite marble bath, a walk-in closet and a 10-by-16-foot terrace with granite pavers and plantings like boxwood and a Japanese maple tree. Vivian Marino, New York Times, "A SoHo Triplex on the Market for $65 Million," 14 June 2018 When the undergrounding was completed, the city of Newport Beach gave homeowners another opportunity to dig into our wallets by offering us the option of resurfacing our street with pavers instead of generic asphalt. latimes.com, "Undergrounding utilities greatly improved a street in Newport Beach," 4 June 2018 The grounds, spanning a tad over a third of an acre, also hold a brick paver patio and a swimming pool. Jack Flemming, latimes.com, "Los Feliz estate owned by former Oprah Winfrey Network head lists with a new look," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of paver

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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