Etymology

1. parchment

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtʃmənt'] a superior paper resembling sheepskin.

Etymology

  • parchement (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • parchemin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Parchment

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Sentences with parchment


1. Adjective
A gentle tug on the parchment paper should bring it right out.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Melt the dark chocolate, pour it on parchment, sprinkle add-ons like

Quotes about parchment


1. Human knowledge consists not only of libraries of parchment and ink - it is also comprised of the volumes of knowledge that are written on the human heart, chiselled on the human soul, and engraved on the human psyche.
- Michael Jackson

2. parchment

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtʃmənt'] skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on.

Synonyms

  • vellum
  • sheepskin
  • animal skin

Etymology

  • parchement (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • parchemin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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