a thin coat of plaster or mortar for giving a relatively smooth surface to rough masonry or for sealing it against moisture.

1895–1900; parge (by shortening from parget) + -ing1 Unabridged
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The construction materials are masonry red brick with the exterior covered with parging.
Parging is recommended on the exterior surface of masonry walls before dampproofing.
Parging, a variation of stucco, has been used as a coating over brick.
All parging and water proofing must be completed an d drain pipe installed and tied to the proper outfall.
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