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parch·ment

 (pärch′mənt)
n.
1. The skin of a sheep or goat prepared as a material on which to write or paint.
2. A written text or drawing on a sheet of this material.
3. Paper made in imitation of this material.

[Middle English parchemin, parchement (influenced by Medieval Latin pergamentum), from Old French parchemin, from Late Latin pergamīna, variant of Latin pergamēna, from feminine of Pergamēnus, of Pergamum, from Greek Pergamēnos, after Pergamon (Pergamum).]

parchment

(ˈpɑːtʃmənt)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the skin of certain animals, such as sheep, treated to form a durable material, as for bookbinding, or (esp formerly) manuscripts
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a manuscript, bookbinding, etc, made of or resembling this material
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a type of stiff yellowish paper resembling parchment
[C13: from Old French parchemin, via Latin from Greek pergamēnē, from Pergamēnos of Pergamum (where parchment was made); the form of Old French parchemin was influenced by parche leather, from Latin Parthica (pellis) Parthian (leather)]
ˈparchmenty adj

parch•ment

(ˈpɑrtʃ mənt)

n.
1. the skin of sheep, goats, etc., prepared for writing on.
2. a manuscript or document on such material.
3. a stiff off-white paper treated to resemble this material.
4. a diploma.
[1275–1325; late Middle English; Middle English parchemin < Old French < Gallo-Romance *particamīnum, b. Latin Parthica (pellis) Parthian (leather) and Medieval Latin pergamīnum, Late Latin pergamēnum, for Pergamēna charta paper of Pergamum]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parchment - a superior paper resembling sheepskinparchment - a superior paper resembling sheepskin
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
2.parchment - skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
animal skin - the outer covering of an animal
vellum - fine parchment prepared from the skin of a young animal e.g. a calf or lamb
Translations
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pergamen
pergament
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pergamen
pergament, bókfell
pergamentas
pergaments
pergamen

parchment

[ˈpɑːtʃmənt] Npergamino m

parchment

[ˈpɑːrtʃmənt] nparchemin m

parchment

nPergament nt

parchment

[ˈpɑːtʃmənt] npergamena

parchment

(ˈpaːtʃmənt) noun
a (piece of a) material used for writing on, made from animal skin. Medieval men often wrote on parchment.
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They were worked in the yards all the seven days of the week, and they had their prize fights and crap games on Sunday nights as well; but then around the corner one might see a bonfire blazing, and an old, gray-headed Negress, lean and witchlike, her hair flying wild and her eyes blazing, yelling and chanting of the fires of perdition and the blood of the "Lamb," while men and women lay down upon the ground and moaned and screamed in convulsions of terror and remorse.
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1 Dust a baking parchment with icing sugar and put to one side.
The handwritten manuscript, only the second such parchment in existence, had been stored for more than 60 years in a strong-room among miles of documents in the West Sussex Record Office, until its significance was revealed by Harvard University researchers, Danielle Allen and Emily Sneff.
Preheat the oven to 170degC and line two baking sheets with baking parchment.
Remove from the oven carefully lift the meringues and parchment onto wire racks to cool.
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4 Break off walnut-size pieces, roll between your palms and place on a baking sheet lined with baking parchment.