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paving stone

noun
1.
a concrete or stone slab for paving
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  • Tha are verry tuff ov life, and will outlive an injun rubber shoe, and dont seem tew gro old enny faster than a paving stone duz.

  • He got off, to lead his wheel, and saw, under his foot—a paving stone.

    The Wonder of War on Land Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • Every house, every paving stone here was familiar and awakened some memory.

  • Other do speak much of the quarries at Hamden, nine miles from Milbery, and paving stone of Burbeck.

    Elizabethan England William Harrison
  • He loathed this union which was a union of a paving stone and of a burning coal.

    The Legend of Ulenspiegel Charles de Coster
  • Beautifully level and even, I dare say; like a paving stone, and about as interesting.'

    The Record of Nicholas Freydon A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
  • The atheists' universe is only a big machine, and no machine can create power, no more than a paving stone.

  • The same lily-livered crowd that I've seen in the streets since I laid the first paving stone under 'em myself in '91.

    Seven Keys to Baldpate Earl Derr Biggers
  • Tha are verry tuff ov life, and will outlive an injun rubber shoe, and don't seem tew gro old enny faster than a paving stone duz.

    Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings Henry Wheeler Shaw
  • Carlton is so thin that you can see daylight through his lattice work, and cold as paving stone in winter.

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