Parget Par"get, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pargeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pargeting}.] [OE. pargeten, also spargeten, sparchen; of uncertain origin.] 1. To coat with parget; to plaster, as walls, or the interior of flues; as, to parget the outside of their houses. --Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster]

The pargeted ceiling with pendants. --R. L. Stevenson. [1913 Webster]

2. To paint; to cover over. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Parget — Par get, v. i. 1. To lay on plaster. [1913 Webster] 2. To paint, as the face. [Obs.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parget — Par get, n. 1. Gypsum or plaster stone. [1913 Webster] 2. Plaster, as for lining the interior of flues, or for stuccowork. Knight. [1913 Webster] 3. Paint, especially for the face. [Obs.] Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parget — [par′jit] vt. pargeted or pargetted, pargeting or pargetting [ME pargeten, pargetten < MFr pargeter, parjeter < par (< L per: see PER ), completely + jeter, to throw: see JET1] to put plaster or mortar on, esp. in a decorative way n. 1.… …   English World dictionary

  • parget — 1. noun a) Gypsum or plaster stone. ,1952: The surface of the parget might be finished either smooth, with a coat of whitewash, or as rough cast with sand or small stones. mdash; L.F. Salzman, Building in England, p. 191. b) Plaster, as for… …   Wiktionary

  • parget — /pahr jit/, n., v., pargeted, pargeting or (esp. Brit.) pargetted, pargetting. n. 1. any of various plasters or roughcasts for covering walls or other surfaces, esp. a mortar of lime, hair, and cow dung for lining chimney flues. 2. gypsum. 3.… …   Universalium

  • parget — par•get [[t]ˈpɑr dʒɪt[/t]] n. v. get•ed, get•ing (esp. brit.) get•ted, get•ting. 1) bui any of various plasters or roughcasts for covering walls or other surfaces, esp. a mortar for lining chimney flues 2) bui ornamental plasterwork 3) bui to… …   From formal English to slang

  • parget — /ˈpadʒət/ (say pahjuht) noun 1. British gypsum or plaster stone. 2. plaster, especially a kind of mortar formed of lime, hair, and cow dung. 3. plasterwork, especially a more or less ornamental facing for exterior walls. –verb (t) (pargeted or… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • parget — I. transitive verb ( geted or getted; geting or getting) Etymology: Middle English pargetten, from Middle French parjeter, literally, to throw out, from par thoroughly (from Latin per ) + jeter to throw more at jet Date: 14th century to coat with …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • parget — Synonyms and related words: apply paint, bedaub, bedizen, begild, besmear, brush on paint, calcimine, cement, coat, color, complexion, concrete, cover, dab, daub, deep dye, dip, distemper, double dye, dye, emblazon, enamel, engild, face, fast dye …   Moby Thesaurus

  • parget —    Ornamental work in plaster. Also see gesso. (pr. pahr jit) …   Glossary of Art Terms

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