Pargeting
Pargeting Par"get*ing, n. [Written also pargetting.] Plasterwork; esp.: (a) A kind of decorative plasterwork in raised ornamental figures, formerly used for the internal and external decoration of houses. (b) (In modern architecture), the plastering of the inside of flues, intended to give a smooth surface and help the draught. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pargeting — (or sometimes pargetting ) is a decorative plastering applied to building walls.Pargeting derives from the word parget , a Middle English term that is probably derived from the Old French pargeter / parjeter , to throw about, or porgeter , to… …   Wikipedia

  • Pargeting — Parget Par get, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pargeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pargeting}.] [OE. pargeten, also spargeten, sparchen; of uncertain origin.] 1. To coat with parget; to plaster, as walls, or the interior of flues; as, to parget the outside of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pargeting — /pahr ji ting/, n. 1. the act of a person who pargets. 2. ornamental or fine plasterwork, esp. exterior plasterwork bearing designs in low relief. 3. a lining of mortar or plaster for a chimney flue or the like. Also, esp. Brit., pargetting;… …   Universalium

  • pargeting — noun A form of decorative plasterwork used on exterior walls …   Wiktionary

  • pargeting — par·get·ing …   English syllables

  • pargeting — /ˈpadʒətɪŋ/ (say pahjuhting) noun 1. the act of someone who pargets. 2. → parget. Also, pargetting …   Australian English dictionary

  • pargeting — noun 1. plaster used to coat outer walls and line chimneys • Syn: ↑parget, ↑pargetting • Derivationally related forms: ↑parget (for: ↑parget) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pargetting — noun 1. plaster used to coat outer walls and line chimneys • Syn: ↑parget, ↑pargeting • Derivationally related forms: ↑parget (for: ↑parget) • Hypernyms: ↑pl …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ancient House, Ipswich — The Ancient House, Ipswich, also known as Sparrowes House, is a Grade I listed building dating from the 1400s located in the Buttermarket area. In 1980 the building was acquired by Ipswich Borough Council.ArchitectureThe building sports detailed… …   Wikipedia

  • parget — /pahr jit/, n., v., pargeted, pargeting or (esp. Brit.) pargetted, pargetting. n. 1. any of various plasters or roughcasts for covering walls or other surfaces, esp. a mortar of lime, hair, and cow dung for lining chimney flues. 2. gypsum. 3.… …   Universalium

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