an exterior finish for masonry or frame walls, usually composed of cement, sand, and hydrated lime mixed with water and laid on wet.
any of various fine plasters for decorative work, moldings, etc.
any of various finishes made with cement, plaster, or mortar, as albarium.
a wall, facing, molding, or other work made of such materials.
to cover or ornament with stucco.
- un·stuc·coed, adjective
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How to use stucco in a sentence
The homes are textural, with tiles from Portugal, baskets from Mexico, textiles from India, even color combinations they noted, perhaps, on a wooden door or stucco wall.No travel plans? Try three new books about the nexus of travel and design. | Rebecca Powers | November 5, 2020 | Washington Post
The stuccoed walls were green with dampness, and the cold was intense.Paul Patoff | F. Marion Crawford
In Cross Street there is an old charity school, with stuccoed figures of a charity boy and girl on the frontage.Holborn and Bloomsbury | Sir Walter Besant
A thin, high scream came suddenly from above our neat stuccoed hangars at the edge of the white field.Astounding Stories, March, 1931 | Various
Near a white, lately stuccoed two-storey house the coachman pulled up his horse, and began to turn to the right.The Darling and Other Stories | Anton Chekhov
The streets were not over-wide, and the houses had an Oriental look, with their stuccoed walls and their projecting Arab windows.The Ship Dwellers | Albert Bigelow Paine
British Dictionary definitions for stucco
a weather-resistant mixture of dehydrated lime, powdered marble, and glue, used in decorative mouldings on buildings
any of various types of cement or plaster used for coating outside walls
Also called: stuccowork decorative work moulded in stucco
(tr) to apply stucco to
- stuccoer, noun
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