from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of macadamize.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • It is called a macadamized road, and twenty miles of it will make the pelvis of a long-waisted man chafe against his ears.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IX (of X)

  • This "macadamized" surface was curved to permit drainage, and extra precautions were taken in localities where spring freshets were likely to cause damage.

    The Old Northwest : A chronicle of the Ohio Valley and beyond

  • "macadamized" with a gray cement which gives very much the effect of asphaltum, separate one demesne from another; and each meadow, lawn, field, and barn-yard has its own proper fence or wall, constructed in the most workmanlike manner.

    The Aldine, Vol. 5, No. 1., January, 1872 A Typographic Art Journal

  • Broad streets, well graded, were made, with sewers and water-pipes ready laid, and macadamized from his own quarries.

    Chapter XVII

  • It was purchased by the government and macadamized.

    Matthew Yglesias » Mass Transit is As American as Apple Pie

  • A broad macadamized road, leading south from Williamsport, Maryland, to Lexington, Virginia, was built at an early day to connect the interior of the latter State with the Chesapeake and Ohio canal, and along this road are situated the principal towns and villages of the Shenandoah Valley, with lateral lines of communication extending to the mountain ranges on the east and west.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • To repeat: the country is rich, beautiful, and densely populated, subsistence abundant, and the roads -- all macadamized highways; thus the conditions; are altogether different from those existing with us.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • In consequence of these operations the King decided to move to Commercy, which place we reached by carriage, traveling on a broad macadamized road lined on both sides with poplar-trees, and our course leading through a most beautiful country thickly dotted with prosperous-looking villages.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • The roads running toward the Blue Ridge are nearly all macadamized, and the principal ones lead to the railroad system of eastern Virginia through Snicker's,

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • A little success in this first enterprise led him to take up contracting as a business, which he followed on various canals and macadamized roads then building in different parts of the State of Ohio, with some good fortune for awhile, but in 1853 what little means he had saved were swallowed up

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.