What does the word parquet mean?

Usage examples for parquet

  1. I sat down on a sofa and sadly fixed my gaze on the parquet floor. – The Professional Aunt by Mary C.E. Wemyss
  2. The plaudits echo through the wide parquet Where the fair audience upon the grass, Each knight beside his lady- love, is set, While overhead the merry winds do pass. – The Two Twilights by Henry A. Beers