The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The name given to a parchment manuscript written on the top of another that has been erased, yet often not so thoroughly that it cannot be in a measure restored.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Palimpsest'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/p/palimpsest.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.