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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of parquet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Formed in parquetry; inlaid with wood in small and differently colored figures.


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  • Can't sleep unless a minion is doing wheelies on a dirt bike up and down the parqueted hall?

    Okay, Karl, Just This Once - A Dress A Day

  • The interior, divided into twenty rooms, was paneled and parqueted in the most expensive manner for homes of that day.

    The Financier

  • In the parqueted dining room this small house, remarkable for its extreme cleanliness

    War and Peace

  • Kyle and Louis, their hosts for the night, were indeed upstairs, in a paneled private room, reached after a long and disorienting trek through the interior of the club, across parqueted dining rooms, past bars and rest rooms, up two half flights of stairs that bookended a golden little cigar lounge.

    The Deed

  • As a delicate wind danceth invisibly upon parqueted seas, light, feather – light, so — danceth sleep upon me.

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • Steps were sounding slowly down one of the entrance-hall staircases, then along the parqueted floor of the hall.

    Time and Again

  • It was in a small off-white envelope, lying on the parqueted floor of the entry.

    Empire Builders

  • Sir Gjerdrum Eanredson, the army's Chief of Staff, paced the parqueted floor, smacking fist into palm repeatedly.

    An Ill Fate Marshalling

  • A lady who is to tread a velvet carpet or a parqueted floor does not need a wooden shoe; she needs a satin slipper or boot.

    Manners and Social Usages

  • There we found, spread upon a spotless cloth which rested on a clean-swept though cracked pavement parqueted in different marbles, a most delightful and plentiful luncheon.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. July, 1878.


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