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- n. Alternative form of parquet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See parquet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See parquet.
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“My chief allies, with three auxiliaries, were at hand, in the parquette,” he recalled in Roughing It, were “all sitting together, all armed with bludgeons, and all ready to make an onslaught upon the feeblest joke that might show its head.”
Stepan carried her into the drawing-room, and put her down on the parquette floor.
This done, the old man, to the merriment of certain wags who delight to speculate on his childlike credulity, takes a seat in the parquette, wipes clean his venerable spectacles, and placing them methodically over his eyes, forms a unique picture in the foreground of the audience.
Mullholland, and sits at his side in the parquette.
Caper, seated one night in the parquette of the Metastasio, had at his side a French infantry soldier.
The amphitheatre bent above the parquette its garland of diamonds, hair, gauze, and satin.
From side-scene to dome, and from gallery after gallery to the gay parquette, glitters the bright, shining audience.
Not only were the galleries, parquette and lobbies filled with blouses, but the boxes were glittering with a perfect galaxy of fashion, loveliness and rank.
It was a mite of a house; on a rough calculation thirty feet by twenty; a double tier of boxes; a parquette about twelve feet square; and a stage of about two-thirds that size.
Twenty-four ladies in the parquette shrank back into their seats with a half-sob of brimming emotion, and implored their escorts to look at the artist's face.