Noun(1) a superior paper resembling sheepskin(2) skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
(1) parchment rolls(2) line a 2 lb loaf tin with baking parchment(3) He handed her a piece of old parchment then headed to the door.(4) I came always in the afternoon, for in the forenoon when I had finished my reading or writing I was at work spinning, or helping the monks prepare inks or parchment .(5) Her hair was blackened and sodden, and her skin was yellowing, like parchment or old bread.(6) Grasping the bag she felt the soft crinkle of old parchment beneath the worn cloth.(7) She was older, even by elf standards, and had grey hair and skin like old parchment .(8) In that year the chancery clerks began to keep copies, on rolls of parchment , of most of the letters - and certainly of all the important ones - sent out under the great seal.(9) To complete his birdman outfit, the monk must have stretched parchment or thin cloth over the frame, which, we are told, he attached to both his arms and his feet.(10) he borrowed a quill and a piece of parchment(11) As Heather approached it she saw that it had a piece of decrepit parchment , all rolled up like a scroll.(12) his skin stretched like old parchment over his cheeks(13) Vellum, traditionally made from calf skin as opposed to parchment which is made from goat or sheep skin, is very expensive.(14) He motioned Adriana to a chair and took his seat at a broad table covered with parchment rolls.(15) In it was a rolled up parchment , ancient in its design yet kept in good condition.(16) Here the monks prepared the parchment , stretching it on frames and scraping it to make it smooth, after it had first been soaked in specially prepared liquids to condition it.
(1) parchment paper :: perkament papier
1. lambskin ::
2. sheepskin ::
Different Formsparchment, parchments
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