Classic Usage: In Chapter IV we learn a bit more about the character of Jane’s cousins. Eliza is quite the entrepreneur and sells all products of her parterre to the gardener making a handsome profit.
Classically Mad Usage: There is no usage here. I’ll be glad if the one volunteer rhubarb plants we have between the railroad ties on the side of the house gives me enough for a pie. I doubt my husband’s going to buy it when I start calling that area my parterre.