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  • n. A skin prepared for writing upon; a sheet of vellum or parchment; paper.
  • n. A vellum or parchment manuscript.

Etymologies

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From Middle English bocfel ("parchment"), from Old English bōcfell ("parchment, vellum"), equivalent to book +‎ fell. Cognate with Old High German puohfell ("parchment").

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