Pave"ment (?), n. [F., fr. LL. pavamentum, L. pavimentum. See Pave.]

That with which anything is 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 colored bricks.

The riches of heaven's pavement, trodden gold. Milton.

Pavement teeth Zool., flattened teeth which in certain fishes, as the skates and cestracionts, are arranged side by side, like tiles in a pavement.


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Pave"ment, v. t.

To furnish with a pavement; to pave.

[Obs.] "How richly pavemented!"

Bp. Hall.


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