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parget

verb par·get \ ˈpär-jət \

Definition of parget

pargeted or pargetted; pargeting or pargetting
transitive verb
: to coat with plaster; especially : to apply ornamental or waterproofing plaster to

Origin and Etymology 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


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parget

noun

Definition of parget

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

First Known Use of parget

14th century


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