• WordNet 3.6
    • v parget apply ornamental plaster to
    • n parget plaster used to coat outer walls and line chimneys
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Parget Gypsum or plaster stone.
    • Parget Paint, especially for the face.
    • Parget Plaster, as for lining the interior of flues, or for stuccowork.
    • Parget To coat with parget; to plaster, as walls, or the interior of flues; as, to parget the outside of their houses. "The pargeted ceiling with pendants."
    • Parget To lay on plaster.
    • Parget To paint, as the face.
    • Parget To paint; to cover over.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • parget To cover with parget or plaster; ornament with pargeting.
    • parget To paint; cover or daub with paint.
    • parget Hence To gloss over; disguise.
    • parget To cover something with parget or plaster.
    • parget To lay on paint.
    • n parget Gypsum or plaster-stone.
    • n parget Plaster; specifically, a kind of mortar formed of lime, hair, and cow-dung.
    • n parget Plaster-work; especially, a more or less ornamental facing for exterior walls, decorated with figures in relief or sunk in the surface; pargeting.
    • n parget Paint, especially paint for the face.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Parget pär′jet (Spens.) the plaster of a wall: paint
    • v.t Parget to plaster: to paint
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. pargeten, also spargeten, sparchen,; of uncertain origin


In literature:

PARGET, to paint or plaster the face.
"Volpone; Or, The Fox" by Ben Jonson
PARGET, to paint or plaster the face.
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
PARGET, to paint or plaster the face.
"The Poetaster" by Ben Jonson
PARGET, to paint or plaster the face.
"Sejanus: His Fall" by Ben Jonson
PARGET, to paint or plaster the face.
"Every Man In His Humor" by Ben Jonson
Broken oyster shells are distinguishable in the decorated plasterwork, indicating that the pargeting was done at Jamestown.
"New Discoveries at Jamestown" by John L. Cotter
Nothing was found in the Villa Pargeter which could throw any light on Mrs. Pargeter's disappearance.
"The Uttermost Farthing" by Marie Belloc Lowndes
Pargetting for rendering inside chimney flues is made of one part of lime with three parts of cow dung free from straw or litter.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Pargeter means dauber, plasterer, from Old Fr.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
Broken oyster shells are imbedded in the decorated plaster, indicating that the pargetting was made at Jamestown.
"A Pictorial Booklet on Early Jamestown Commodities and Industries" by J. Paul Hudson

In news:

Jaguar Land Rover gives Fiona Pargeter top global comms role.
Pargeter will take responsibility for the company's global PR strategy, incorporating all product and corporate matters, and was previously global PR director for Land Rover.