- parted per tierce,
Origin of parterre
Examples from the Web for parterre
Then, finding all quiet, she stepped over the parterre, and ventured out on the walk.Hildebrand|Anonymous
It was in June of that year that the French emperor held court at Dresden, where he played, as was said, to "a parterre of kings."
The audience in the parterre might be seen repeating every celebrated speech with the actor.
He lives himself with his family in the parterre wohnung, or what we would call the first floor.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, January 1883|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
A large gallery, divided like the parterre, ran round three sides of the house and was reached from an outside balcony.Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life|Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey