Definition of parget in English:


Line breaks: par¦get
Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːdʒɪt
(also parge /pɑːdʒ/)

verb (pargets, pargeting, pargeted)

[with object]
  • Cover (a part of a building) with plaster or mortar that typically bears an ornamental pattern: (as adjective parged) parged patterns on the walls
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    • 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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  • another term for pargeting.
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    • They range from poured concrete mixes with NewCem recycled slag, to Matrix PAAC lightweight aerated autoclaved block, to flowable fills, to recycled-content parges and stuccos.


late Middle English: from Old French parjeter, from par- 'all over' + jeter 'to throw'.

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