verb par·get \ˈpär-jət\
par·get·ed or par·get·tedpar·get·ing or par·get·ting

Definition of PARGET

transitive verb
:  to coat with plaster; especially :  to apply ornamental or waterproofing plaster to

Origin of PARGET

Middle English pargetten, from Middle French parjeter, literally, to throw out, from par- thoroughly (from Latin per-) + jeter to throw — more at jet
First Known Use: 14th century



Definition of PARGET

:  plaster, whitewash, or roughcast for coating a wall
:  plasterwork especially in raised ornamental figures on walls

First Known Use of PARGET

14th century


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