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

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In the central court, the running-bond pattern gives way to a stunning carpet of square pavers bordered by Mexican river pebbles. Emily Young, Los Angeles Times, "A Santa Monica backyard is remade for outdoor entertaining," 22 Aug. 2019 Made of tough granite, flagstone or other stone, pavers require little maintenance and prevent water from pooling. Daniel Bortz, Washington Post, "The pros and cons of 6 driveway materials," 3 July 2019 From the family room is a sliding door leading out to a brick paver patio area and side yard. Bang Staff And Correspondents, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Island lifestyle in Alameda is a dream come true," 2 July 2019 With water, the task force is considering whether to collectively back a permeable paver project for the library parking lot. Jennifer Fisher,, "Park Ridge task force ramps up sustainability efforts," 1 July 2019 The house sits on about a third of an acre and features front and back lawns, a paver patio, formal gardens and a swimming pool with a spa. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: ‘SNL’ alum Kevin Nealon signs off in the Pacific Palisades," 3 Aug. 2019 This garden has a large variety of mature perennials and uses stone pavers and garden ornaments to design the area. Author: Lauren Ellenbecker, Anchorage Daily News, "9 super gardens will be open to the public this weekend for the Anchorage Garden Club tour," 25 July 2019 The tranquil backyard comes with lawn, pavers and mature plants. Bang Staff And Correspondents, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: What a location in Alameda," 16 July 2019 Additional funds were raised by selling inscribed brick pavers for $50., "Avon’s Heritage Gazebo celebrates 20 years as center landmark: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake, and North Ridgeville," 5 July 2019

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First Known Use of paver

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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authorized for issue (as a bond)

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