Definition of pavior in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpāvyər/
(also British paviour)


1A paving stone.
Example sentences
  • In many cases, slabs and setts are poorly laid with considerable discrepancies from paviour to paviour giving an uneven surface which is abnormal.
  • Sections of paviours forming the parking area were uneven.
  • Once the new paviours are down on Stricklandgate, it will cost hundreds of thousands to undo.
1.1A person who lays paving stones.
Example sentences
  • Two paviors are washing away their cares with a heart-cheering cup.


Middle English: from Old French paveur, from paver 'pave'.

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Syllabification: pav·ior

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