[ pahr-ji-ting ]

  1. the act of a person who pargets.

  2. ornamental or fine plasterwork, especially exterior plasterwork bearing designs in low relief.

  1. a lining of mortar or plaster for a chimney flue or the like.

Origin of pargeting

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at parget, -ing1
  • Also especially British, par·get·ting; parget (for defs. 2, 3).

Words Nearby pargeting Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use pargeting in a sentence

  • In the Little Shambles, too, there are many curious details in the high gables, pargeting and oriel windows.

  • Broken oyster shells are distinguishable in the decorated plasterwork, indicating that the pargeting was done at Jamestown.