- to cover or decorate with parget or pargeting.
Origin of parget
- 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.
Also especially British, par·get·ting; parget (for defs 2, 3).
Origin of pargeting
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Examples from the Web for pargetting
Pargetting for rendering inside chimney flues is made of one part of lime with three parts of cow dung free from straw or litter.
Broken oyster shells are distinguishable in the ornamental plasterwork, indicating that the pargetting was made at Jamestown.
- 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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