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P'ARGET, noun Gypsum or plaster stone.

1. Plaster laid on roofs or walls.

2. Paint.

Parget is applied to the several kinds of gypsum, which when slightly calcined, is called plaster of Paris, and is used in casting statues, in stucco for floors, ceilings, etc.

PAR'GET, verb transitive To plaster walls.

1. To paint; to cover with paint.