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 their houses. --Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster]

The pargeted ceiling with pendants. --R. L. Stevenson. [1913 Webster]

2. To paint; to cover over. [Obs.] [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 — 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 …   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

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  • 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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