noun, plural stuc·coes, stuc·cos.
verb (used with object), stuc·coed, stuc·co·ing.
- stubbs, william,
- stuck for, be,
- stuck on, be,
- stuck with
Origin of stucco
Examples from the Web for stucco
Israeli bullet casings littered the floors of the entrances to residences that were transformed into stucco barracks.
As I reach the berm of sand, tile and stucco that marked a kind of front line, bodies are being piled on carts in the street.
In January, the stucco converted farm building, divided into two apartments, went on the market for $500,000.JonBenet Ramsey's Colorado Home And Other Infamous Murder Houses For Sale|Caitlin Dickson|March 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our house was Mediterranean-style stucco with a red-tile roof.
Their cement for coating walls is like ours; the stucco flat coloured, and the colours mixed with the plaster before laying on.A Manual of the Historical Development of Art|G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi
It is so often introduced as if quantity would compensate for quality,—a common error in other things than stucco.Homes And How To Make Them|Eugene Gardner
The walls are in many places coated with stucco adorned with frescoes, including palms, doves, labara and other Christian symbols.
Some ornaments of stucco and fragments of mosaic-work are yet to be seen.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
Some of the stucco ornaments are still very beautiful and well preserved.Old Rome|Robert Burn
noun plural -coes or -cos
verb -coes, -cos, -coing or -coed
Word Origin for stucco
1590s, from Italian stucco, from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German stukki "crust, piece, fragment;" see stock (n.1)). The verb is attested from 1726.