• WordNet 3.6
    • n pargeting ornamental plastering
    • n pargeting ornamental plasterwork
    • n pargeting plaster used to coat outer walls and line chimneys
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pargeting (In modern architecture) Plasterwork;
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pargeting Plaster-work of various kinds; especially, a sort of ornamental work in plastering, with raised or indented patterns and ornaments, much used in the interior and often on the exterior of houses of the Tudor period. Numbers of wooden houses with outer walls so ornamented, belonging to the time of Queen Elizabeth, still exist in England.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Written also pargetting,


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.