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. a. a patterned wood surface (as flooring or paneling); especially one made of parquetry b. parquetry 2. the main floor of a theater; specifically the part from the front of the stage to the parquet circle

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  • parquet — Parquet, m. acut. Est le diminutif de Parc, un petit parc, Septum arctius, On l a approprié aux auditoires des courts souveraines, pour la closture faite de posteaux et barres droites et traversaines, qui forclost la multitude és audiences, à… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • parquet — (n.) 1816, patterned wooden flooring, from Fr. parquet wooden flooring, enclosed portion of a park, from O.Fr. parchet (14c.) small compartment, part of a park or theater, dim. of parc (see PARK (Cf. park) (n.)). Meaning part of a theater… …   Etymology dictionary

  • parquet — m. parquet ; dr. ministère public. voir postam …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • parquet — [pär kā′] n. [Fr, a small enclosed section < MFr parchet, dim. of parc,PARK ] ☆ 1. the main floor of a theater, esp. that part from the orchestra pit to the parquet circle: usually called orchestra 2. a flooring of parquetry vt. parqueted… …   English World dictionary

  • Parquet — Par*quet (p[aum]r*k[=a] or p[aum]r*k[e^]t ), n. [F. See {Parquetry}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A body of seats on the floor of a music hall or theater nearest the orchestra; but commonly applied to the whole lower floor of a theater, from the orchestra… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parquet — (v. fr., spr. Parkeh), 1) (Parquetboden, getäfelter Fußboden), ein aus lauter kleinen, zwischen Rahmholz als Füllungen eingelegten Täfelchen (Parquettafeln) bestehender Fußboden in Sälen u. schöneren Zimmern der Wohngebäude. Ein solcher Fußboden… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Parquet — (franz., spr. kä), s. Parkett …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Parquet — (frz., spr. keh), s. Parkett …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Parquet — (parket), frz., mit Tischlerarbeit ausgelegter, getäfelter Fußboden; in den Gerichtshöfen der Platz der Richter, im Theater der Theil des Parterre, welcher der Bühne zunächst ist …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • parquet — /par kɛ/ s.m., fr. [dim. di parc, nel sign. di piccolo recinto con tavolato ]. (arred.) [pavimento formato da elementi di legno forte (listelli o doghe), disposti a spina di pesce, a liste parallele o in altri disegni] ▶◀ palchetto, parché,… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • parquet — → parqué …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

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