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Synonyms for parchment
ˈpɑrtʃ məntparch·ment

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Wiktionary2.5 / 2 votes

  1. parchmentnoun

    bookfell, vegetal parchment

  2. parchmentnoun

    A material, made from the polished skin of a calf, sheep, goat or other animal, used like paper for writing.

    bookfell, vegetal parchment

  3. parchmentnoun

    A document made on such material.

    bookfell, vegetal parchment

  4. parchmentnoun

    A diploma (traditionally written on parchment).

    bookfell, vegetal parchment

  5. parchmentnoun

    Stiff paper imitating that material.

    vegetal parchment, bookfell

  6. parchmentnoun

    The creamy to tanned color of parchment

    bookfell, vegetal parchment

Princeton's WordNet3.3 / 4 votes

  1. parchmentnoun

    a superior paper resembling sheepskin

    lambskin, sheepskin

  2. parchment, sheepskin, lambskinnoun

    skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on

    lambskin, fleece, sheepskin, diploma

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  1. parchmentnoun

    vellum, pell, palimpsest

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  1. Ferréol of Uzès:

    [the monk] who does not turn up the earth with the plow ought to write the parchment with his fingers

  2. John F. Kennedy:

    But peace does not rest in the charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of all people. So let us not rest all our hopes on parchment and on paper, let us strive to build peace, a desire for peace, a willingness to work for peace in the hearts and minds of all of our people. I believe that we can. I believe the problems of human destiny are not beyond the reach of human beings.

  3. Danielle Allen:

    This parchment manuscript illuminates in one stroke how the Federalists and anti-Federalists debated the question of whether the new republic was founded on the authority of a single, united sovereign people or on the authority of 13 separate state governments.

  4. Danielle Allen:

    Up until now, only one large-format ceremonial parchment manuscript was known to exist, that one is in the National Archives and was produced in 1776. This one was produced a decade later, with the signed parchment as its source.

  5. William John Bennett:

    Most certification today is pure 'credentialism.' It must begin to reflect our demand for excellence, not our appreciation of parchment.

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