Parqueted
Parqueted Par"quet*ed (p[aum]r*k[=a]d"), a. Formed in parquetry; inlaid with wood in small and differently colored figures. [1913 Webster]

One room parqueted with yew, which I liked well. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]


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  • parqueted — adj. covering with wooden tiles or boards, floored with parquetpÉ‘r keɪtɪd / pɑːkeɪtɪd , pɑːkɪtɪd par·quet || pÉ‘r keɪ / pɑːkeɪ , pɑːkɪ n. wooden floor, floor made from wooden tiles or boards v. cover a floor with wooden tiles… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Stanch — Stanch, a. [Compar. {Stancher} ( [ e]r); superl. {Stanchest}.] [From {Stanch}, v. t., and hence literally signifying, stopped or stayed; cf. Sp. estanco stopped, tight, not leaky, as a ship. See {Stanch}, v. t.] [Written also {staunch}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stancher — Stanch Stanch, a. [Compar. {Stancher} ( [ e]r); superl. {Stanchest}.] [From {Stanch}, v. t., and hence literally signifying, stopped or stayed; cf. Sp. estanco stopped, tight, not leaky, as a ship. See {Stanch}, v. t.] [Written also {staunch}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stanchest — Stanch Stanch, a. [Compar. {Stancher} ( [ e]r); superl. {Stanchest}.] [From {Stanch}, v. t., and hence literally signifying, stopped or stayed; cf. Sp. estanco stopped, tight, not leaky, as a ship. See {Stanch}, v. t.] [Written also {staunch}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • staunch — Stanch Stanch, a. [Compar. {Stancher} ( [ e]r); superl. {Stanchest}.] [From {Stanch}, v. t., and hence literally signifying, stopped or stayed; cf. Sp. estanco stopped, tight, not leaky, as a ship. See {Stanch}, v. t.] [Written also {staunch}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parquet — I. transitive verb (parqueted; parqueting) Date: 1678 1. to furnish with a floor of parquet 2. to make of parquetry II. noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, small enclosure, from parc park Date: 1816 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • parquet — /pahr kay /, n., v., parqueted / kayd /, parqueting / kay ing/. n. 1. a floor composed of short strips or blocks of wood forming a pattern, sometimes with inlays of other woods or other materials. 2. the part of the main floor of a theater, opera …   Universalium

  • inlaid — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. checkered, parqueted, mosaic, enameled; see ornate 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • parquet — [ pα:ki, pα:keɪ] noun 1》 flooring composed of wooden blocks arranged in a geometric pattern. 2》 N. Amer. the orchestra pit or ground floor of an auditorium. Derivatives parqueted adjective parquetry noun Origin C17 (as v.): from Fr., lit. small… …   English new terms dictionary

  • parquet — /ˈpakeɪ / (say pahkay), /ˈpaki / (say pahkee) noun 1. flooring composed of parquetry. 2. US the stalls in a theatre. –adjective 3. composed of parquetry: a parquet floor; a parquet table. –verb (t) (parqueted /ˈpakeɪd/ (say pahkayd), /ˈpakid/ ( …   Australian English dictionary

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