the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
King James Dictionary
P`ARCHMENT, L. pergamena purgo The skin of a sheep or goat dressed or prepared and rendered fit for writing on. This is done by separating all the flesh and hair, rubbing the skin with pumice stone, and reducing its thickness with a sharp instrument. Vellum is made of the skins of abortive or very young calves.
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