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parget

[pahr-jit] /ˈpɑr dʒɪt/
noun
1.
any of various plasters or roughcasts for covering walls or other surfaces, especially a mortar of lime, hair, and cow dung for lining chimney flues.
2.
3.
pargeting (defs 2, 3).
verb (used with object), pargeted, pargeting or (especially British) pargetted, pargetting.
4.
to cover or decorate with parget or pargeting.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English < Middle French pargeter, equivalent to par- per- + geter, spelling variant of jeter to throw; see jet1
Related forms
unpargeted, adjective
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parget

/ˈpɑːdʒɪt/
noun
1.
Also called pargeting
  1. plaster, mortar, etc, used to line chimney flues or cover walls
  2. plasterwork that has incised ornamental patterns
2.
another name for gypsum
verb (transitive)
3.
to cover or decorate with parget
Word Origin
C14: from Old French pargeter to throw over, from parper- + geter, from Medieval Latin jactāre to throw
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