- A machine, self-powered in modern times, equipped with a broad heavy blade to smooth the road and bring it to the proper pitch or level. For some purposes a motor vehicle. Anno: 77 ALR2d 947.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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