Stucco Stuc"co, n.; pl. {Stuccoes}, {Stuccos}. [It., fr. OHG. stucchi a crust, piece, G. st["u]ck piece; akin to AS. stycce. See {Stock}.] 1. Plaster of any kind used as a coating for walls, especially, a fine plaster, composed of lime or gypsum with sand and pounded marble, used for internal decorations and fine work. [1913 Webster]

2. Work made of stucco; stuccowork. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

, (for covering walls and ceilings), ,

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  • Stucco — or render is a material made of an aggregate, a binder, and water. Stucco is applied wet and hardens to a very dense solid. It is used as a coating for walls and ceilings and for decoration. Stucco may be used to cover less visually appealing… …   Wikipedia

  • Stucco — Stuc co, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stuccoed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stuccoing}.] To overlay or decorate with stucco, or fine plaster. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stucco — n. m. (Québec) Matériau de revêtement intérieur ou extérieur, fait d un mélange de plâtre et de ciment, de couleur blanchâtre. Un plafond en stucco …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • stucco — 1590s, from It. stucco, from a Germanic source (Cf. O.H.G. stukki crust, piece, fragment; see STOCK (Cf. stock) (n.1)). The verb is attested from 1726 …   Etymology dictionary

  • stucco — ► NOUN ▪ fine plaster used for coating wall surfaces or moulding into architectural decorations. ► VERB (stuccoes, stuccoed) (usu. as adj. stuccoed) ▪ coat or decorate with stucco. ORIGIN Italian …   English terms dictionary

  • stucco — [stuk′ō] n. pl. stuccoes or stuccos [It, prob. < Langobardic * stukki, akin to OHG stucki, rind, crust, orig., piece: for IE base see STOCK] 1. plaster or cement, either fine or coarse, used for surfacing inside or outside walls or for molding …   English World dictionary

  • Stucco — (ital.), s. Stuck. Daher Stuccaturarbeiter, 1) s.u. Stuck; 2) so v.w. Kleiber …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Stucco — (ital.), s. Stuck …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • stucco — DEFINICIJA v. štuka …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • stucco — a word of Italian origin for a type of plaster covering walls, has the plural form stuccos, and as a verb it has inflections stuccoes, stuccoed, stuccoing …   Modern English usage

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