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