pargeting

[ pahr-ji-ting ]
/ ˈpɑr dʒɪ tɪŋ /

noun

the act of a person who pargets.
ornamental or fine plasterwork, especially exterior plasterwork bearing designs in low relief.
a lining of mortar or plaster for a chimney flue or the like.

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Also especially British, par·get·ting; parget (for defs. 2, 3).

Origin of pargeting

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at parget, -ing1
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Example sentences from the Web for pargeting

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

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