mosaic work of wood used for floors, wainscoting, etc.; marquetry.
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How to use parquetry in a sentence
We can easily see how these same patterns may be further utilized as designs for inlaid tiles, or parquetry floors.Froebel's Gifts | Kate Douglas Wiggin
Perhaps the most elaborate type of English parquetry chest is that named after the vanished Palace of Nonesuch.
Occasionally a chest is seen which is inlaid with coloured woods, or with 107 geometrical parquetry.
We entered a fine hall, its floor of beautiful parquetry muffled with silken rugs.Eben Holden | Irving Bacheller
It may be of tile or laid in alternate strips of different colored woods, with a border of parquetry.The Ladies Book of Useful Information | Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for parquetry
a geometric pattern of inlaid pieces of wood, often of different kinds, esp as used to cover a floor or to ornament furniture: Compare marquetry
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