French parquetryfrom Old French diminutive ofparcenclosurepark
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Parquet Sentence Examples
The peasants and house serfs carrying out the things were treading heavily on the parquet floors.
Procureurs-gnraux and avocats-gnraux are also attached to the parquet, or permanent official staff, of the courts of appeal.
His representatives are attached to each tribunal, and form the parquet under whose orders the police act in bringing criminals to justice.
The governor of Martinique, du Parquet, purchased it in 1650, and the French were well received by the Caribs, whom they afterwards extirpated with the greatest cruelty.
Things are nice as it is, she said to herself, and she began walking up and down the room, not stepping simply on the resounding parquet but treading with each step from the heel to the toe (she had on a new and favorite pair of shoes) and listening to the regular tap of the heel and creak of the toe as gladly as she had to the sounds of her own voice.