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Word: parquet

Definition: floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece


Sentences Containing 'parquet'

I guessed all; I followed him this evening to the opera, and, concealed in a parquet box, have seen all.''

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