parget

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verb

par·​get ˈpär-jət How to pronounce parget (audio)
pargeted or pargetted; pargeting or pargetting

transitive verb

: to coat with plaster
especially : to apply ornamental or waterproofing plaster to

parget

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noun

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

Word History

Etymology

Verb

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

Verb

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of parget was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Parget.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parget. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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