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Pavement

pavement
That with which anythingis paved; a floor or covering of solid material, laid so as to make a hard and convenient surface for travel; a paved road or sidewalk; a decorative interior floor of tiles or coloured bricks. ”The riches of heaven’s pavement, trodden gold.
(Science: zoology) ” (milton) Pavement teeth, flattened teeth which in certain fishes, as the skates and cestracionts, are arranged side by side, like tiles in a pavement.
Origin: F, fr. LL. Pavamentum, L. Pavimentum. See Pave.


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