paving stone

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n paving stone a stone used for paving
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Usage

In literature:

Lights rippled red and orange and yellow and green on the clean paving-stones.
"When Winter Comes to Main Street" by Grant Martin Overton
Mere children pitching heads and tails upon the paving-stones.
"The Faith Doctor" by Edward Eggleston
The road was paved with stone and its walls on either side lined with enamelled tiles, on which a procession of lions is represented.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
The streets of Cadiz are well paved, and the houses substantially built of white stone.
"On the Equator" by Harry de Windt
Four barricades formed at the ends of four different ways enormous sloping ramparts of paving-stones.
"Sentimental Education, Volume II" by Gustave Flaubert
It would not be hard work to dislodge one of the paving stones and reach the open air.
"A Royal Prisoner" by Pierre Souvestre
Another thing they had observed him to take with him; and that was a stone about as big as a paving-stone.
"The Plant Hunters" by Mayne Reid
The streets are wide, straight, and well paved; and the houses are chiefly built of stone.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
Then you have been shut up to brick walls and paving-stones all your life?
"The Wide, Wide World" by Susan Warner
They spread their wares out on the paving-stones.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
Green grass was growing between the paving-stones.
"Oswald Bastable and Others" by Edith Nesbit
And like them it was paved with stones.
"Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess" by Henry W. Fischer
Quarrying for paving-stones appears to be the chief pursuit of the Elizabethans.
"Afloat on the Ohio" by Reuben Gold Thwaites
Our road was a narrow pathway, paved with stone, that wound down the face of the cliff.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 26, October, 1880" by Various
I see them heaping paving stones.
"L'Aiglon" by Edmond Rostand
A double row of overturned coaches made a capital barricade, with a few paving-stones.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 9" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Other do speak much of the quarries at Hamden, nine miles from Milbery, and paving stone of Burbeck.
"Elizabethan England" by William Harrison
In the course of a few hours the carriage arrived and rolled heavily over the stone-paved courtyard.
"The Golden Age in Transylvania" by Mór Jókai
Silent, save for the high, nerve-tearing drone, it came warily across the courtyard paved with eroded stone.
"Shock Treatment" by Stanley Mullen
It had once been carefully paved, but wet and neglect had loosened the stones and tumbled them out of their places.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
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In poetry:

"Yet boldly make my face their own,
When (oh, presumption!) they require
To animate a paving-stone
With SHAKESPEARE'S intellectual fire.
"An Unfortunate Likeness" by William Schwenck Gilbert
And I may amble pleasantly
And hear my neighbors list their bones
And click my tongue in sympathy,
And count the cracks in paving-stones.
"Story Of Mrs. W-" by Dorothy Parker
I left it in a since-demolished bar,
And underneath a rain-streaked paving-stone.
And, men and things being what they are,
The hidden ghost had better couch alone.
"The Golden Corpse" by Stephen Vincent Benet
The smile of stone seemed but a little less,
The load of silver but a little more:
And ever was that terraced wilderness
And falling plain paved like a palace floor.
"Nightmare" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
THE two were silent in a sunless church,
Whose mildewed walls, uneven paving-stones,
And wasted carvings passed antique research;
And nothing broke the clock's dull monotones.
"Her Dilemma" by Thomas Hardy

In news:

Since 1995, a nationwide network of Oldcastle manufacturing facilities has produced Belgard interlocking pavers, paving stone and garden wall products.
I t's been said that man's invention of nails, rivets, screws, and other basic fasteners helped pave the road from the Stone Age to the Space Age.
And out the window went all my good intentions, probably to serve as paving stones somewhere.
Residents have been waking to find their vehicles damaged by a rock, paving stone, or other item thrown through the window.
Kitchen highlights include stone cabinetry, paving, coping, fireplace, and stairs.
An optional polyurethane paving mat can be added to any model in the Stone Construction Equipment, Inc, Silver Fox series of Forward Plates.
From 10am to 3pm, visitors will be able to pan for gold, make paving stones, explore a mine and examine mining artifacts provided by the Nevada Mining Association.
Onyx Solar recently teamed up with Butech to launch a new line of photovoltaic paving stones made from ceramic and glass.
Onyx Solar recently teamed up with Butech to launch a new line of photovoltaic paving stones made from ceramic and glass.
Systems Paving designs and installs paving stones for driveways, patios, pool decks, and walkways.
For driveways and walkways, nothing matches the rugged handsomeness of paving stones.
Imagine cities you've Inhabited, streets Paved in lava stone.
Dramatic lines, an elegant pool, and exquisite stone paving make a setting fit for a movie star.
From Pavestone Co. Pavestone offers its Delta- Stone , which features a unique mosaic pattern whose shape provides an economical, permanent paved surface for residential and commercial applications.
Versa-Lok's Willow Creek Paving Stones arr available in three families of shapes Brickstone, Cobblestone and Circlestone.
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