- to cover or decorate with parget or pargeting.
Origin of parget
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Quite natural that you should be careful, sir, said Parget, smiling.
Parget saw the natives with their rifles and seemed a little puzzled.
The verb is, of course, the same as 'parget'—'to plaster or distemper'.Minor Poets of the Caroline Period, Vol III
I dont, said Mr Parget, Id sooner be suspected wrongly than rightly any day.
Well, said Parget, theyre the finest set of natives Ive seen yet anywhere.
- Also called: pargeting
- plaster, mortar, etc, used to line chimney flues or cover walls
- plasterwork that has incised ornamental patterns
- another name for gypsum
- to cover or decorate with parget
C14: from Old French pargeter to throw over, from par per- + geter, from Medieval Latin jactāre to throw
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