In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Buildingparqué masculineparquet masculine(floor) de parqué(floor) de parquet
- Many of the floors are parquet or other forms of wooden flooring.
- The entrance hall with open tread staircase and polished parquet flooring leads to a drawing room and bar area with a beamed ceiling and a timber floor.
- In the first floor offices oak parquet flooring and silver aluminium roof make a soothing, neutral interior.
- The ceilings have fantastic mouldings, the floors are mostly wooden parquet throughout (except the red tiles in the kitchen) and the main rooms have exquisite marble fireplaces.
- The living room is immediately to the left inside the hall and it has parquet flooring and a cast-iron fireplace.
- The room has an impressive Adam-style marble fireplace and although presently carpeted, is fitted with parquet flooring.
- A dog-leg staircase which has the original wrought-iron railing leads to the first floor landing with herringbone parquet flooring.
- The dining room has a pitched ceiling, an original fireplace, parquet flooring and two front-facing arched windows.
- An ornamental sink, parquet flooring and solid wood units at eye and floor level are features of this cosy room.
- The house is accessed via a tiled porch, beyond which the L-shaped hallway includes parquet flooring, ceiling coving and understairs storage.
- Only marginally smaller than the lounge and with a similar bay window that also has stained glass leaded panels, the sitting room has another ornate marble fireplace with a coal-effect gas fire and oak parquet flooring.
- Across the hall is an elegant dining room, also with original oak parquet flooring, while the lounge has another gas fireplace as well as a window seat overlooking the front garden.
- This includes money spent on fitting carpets, laying parquet flooring, installing new electrical lighting, fitting a new bathroom suite and installing a new kitchen.
- An ocean of polished parquet flooring stood between the stairs and the front door.
- The trend for recycling salvaged sinks, tiles, parquet flooring and gargoyles, or anything else that can be gleaned from about-to-be-demolished noteworthy buildings, has boomed.
- When sanding parquet, block, herringbone and similar flooring, it is necessary to cross the grain of many pieces with each pass.
- It is finished to high standards with parquet flooring throughout, gypsum walls and ceilings, air conditioning and triple glazing.
- The most popular styles of hardwood flooring are parquet, strip and plank.
- He also retained the herringbone parquet flooring and double-height sash windows, blending the existing elements of the building with sumptuous fabrics and walnut panelling.
- Seen from the Parquet and illuminated by the skylight, a sculpture by Irène Whittome gives an atmosphere of relaxation.
- However, the traditional faculty-staff seating - four sections in the parquet - remains, and most faculty will be seated there.
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