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Definition of "asphalte" [as•phalte]

  • Alternative form of asphalt. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "asphalte" in a sentence
  • "I see that I am standing beside an iron seat of poor design in that grey and gawky waste of asphalte — Trafalgar Square, and the botanist, with perplexity in his face, stares from me to a poor, shrivelled, dirt-lined old woman — my God! what a neglected thing she is! — who proffers a box of matches ...."
  • "I like the road, Miss Archer; I like the dear old asphalte."
  • "As he went along that noble avenue with its elms in their winter dress, the moon shining through their branches wrought a fantastic tracery, on the smooth asphalte."