(also parge /pärj/)
Definition of parget in English:
verb (pargets, pargeting, pargeted)[with object]
Cover (a part of a building, especially an external brick wall) with plaster or mortar that typically bears an ornamental pattern.
- He then parged the masonry with cement prepared from a packaged mix, before affixing precast concrete medallions to the wall.
- He explained how in such a wall the block wall is parged and the brick and mortar comes right tight to it.
- Masonry walls should be parged to provide a smooth surface when adhesives are used to attach board insulation.
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late Middle English: from Old French parjeter, from par- 'all over' + jeter 'to throw'.
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