from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The skin of a sheep or goat prepared as a material on which to write or paint.
- n. A written text or drawing on a sheet of this material.
- n. Paper made in imitation of this material.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A material, made from the polished skin of a calf, sheep, goat or other animal, used like paper for writing.
- n. A document made on such material.
- n. A diploma (traditionally written on parchment).
- n. Stiff paper imitating that material.
- n. The creamy to tanned color of parchment
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The skin of a lamb, sheep, goat, young calf, or other animal, prepared for writing on. See vellum.
- n. The envelope of the coffee grains, inside the pulp.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The skin of sheep or goats prepared for use as a writing-material and for other purposes.
- n. The cartilaginous sheath or hull of the coffee-bean.
- n. A document written on parchment.
- To convert into parchment; parchemin.
- To cause to become hard, tough, and wrinkled, as the skin in certain diseases.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
- n. a superior paper resembling sheepskin
_parchment_? that parchment, being _scribbled o'er_, should undo a man?
There is Chilean sea bass steamed in parchment a French word on the menu and wands of asparagus, disposable cameras like so many breeding robotic crabs and a trick using South African coins, arguments over an "upset" boxing match, a pair of shoes whose owner cannot be found, and a child who wants her to see him pee.
For written on that piece of yellowed parchment is not only the bold assertion that thirteen former British colonies were and forever would remain free and independent states, but also the once radical idea that history has a right side and a wrong side, and that Americans stood and would always stand on the right side.
Preparation: Broiled, saut é ed, baked in parchment paper (en papillote).
The parchment is really a good idea with this recipe, I guess greased foil would work but you need to take the bars out of the pan to cut them.
• To keep meat and fish juicy with no added fat, remember to cook in parchment paper or aluminum foil.
His original birth record, on parchment, is in Taunton.
He called the parchment "a very, very important document in Maryland history," adding that "we're taking great pains to protect it."
For example, apples can extend the shelf life of cake, herbs last longer if you treat them like flowers, and hard cheese lasts longer if wrapped loosely in parchment paper.
Well, I always wanted to try cooking in parchment, I thought.