pavage

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pavage the act of applying paving materials to an area
    • n pavage a tax toward paving streets
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pavage See Paviage.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pavage A toll or duty payable for the liberty of passing over the soil or territory of another.
    • n pavage Money paid toward paving streets or highways.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Pavage money paid towards paving streets
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. pavage,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. paver—L. pavīre, to beat hard; cog. with Gr. paiein, to beat.

Usage

In poetry:

"Well well y non leffe," seyde the potter,
"Nor pavag well y non pay;
Away they honde fro mey horse,
Y well the tene eyls, be me fay."
"Robin Hood And The Potter" by Andrew Lang

In science:

Pavages, Fractions continues et g´eom´etrie discr`ete.
Distributing Labels on Infinite Trees
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