"Give us the truth," some one at the left of the parquet cried.
The parquet floor was to be supplied with rugs of warm Eastern colours.
Some of the blood was dripping on Aunt Caroline's parquet floor, but not enough for the crowd.
Zollern tapped his cane on the parquet floor, rhythmically, persistently.
People were willing to pay far more to get into the boxes, or even to have a chair reserved on the crowded level of the parquet.
In Texas some of it is employed in the manufacture of parquet flooring.
They do not protrude over the parquet, but simply line the walls like balconies.
The parquet is of Jasper mosaic, a present from the Shah to Alexis.
The parquet was cold to the touch, and I began to regret that I had not returned for my slippers.
But everyone in the parquet thought that the kiss had been intended for him.
1816, "patterned wooden flooring," from French parquet "wooden flooring; enclosed portion of a park," from Old French parchet (14c.) "small compartment, part of a park or theater," diminutive of parc (see park (n.)).
Meaning "part of a theater auditorium at the front of the ground floor" is first recorded 1848. The noun use in English has been influenced by the verb (attested from 1640s, from French parqueter. Related: Parquetry