from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A coat of cement mortar on the face of rough masonry, the earth side of foundation and basement walls.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as parget, v. t., 1.


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    Posthuman Blues

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