Complete Definition of "parget"

English
Noun
parget

  1. Gypsum or plaster stone.
  2. Plaster, as for lining the interior of flues, or for stuccowork.

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#:*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. — L.F. Salzman, Building in England, p. 191.

  1. Paint, especially for the face. [Obs.]

Verb
parget (pargeted or pargetted, pargeting or pargetting)

  1. To coat with parget; to plaster, as walls, or the interior of flues; as, to parget the outside of their houses.

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#:*1952: Closely allied to daubing was pargetting or rough-casting, the chief difference, so far as any real distinction was made in the technical use of the terms, being that in pargetting mortar or a coarse form of plaster was used instead of clay or loam. — L.F. Salzman, Building in England, p. 191.

  1. To paint; to cover over. [Obs.]

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