English words and Examples of Usage

use "parchment" in a sentence

While living there, Maria Sibylla continued painting, working on parchment and linens, and creating designs for embroidery patterns.

Cleaning Any necessary cleaning is done before using any techniques that raise the parchment's moisture content.

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Thus, a drink made of exactly 415 grains of parched maize was to be offered to participants in a pre-Spanish New Year ritual, and on another occasion the precise number of 49 grains of maize mixed with copal was to be burnt.

Food habits Though they made their main food from marua (a kind of millet ), the staple food of the Totos now includes rice, chura (parched rice), milk and curd.

The pub in fact was the obvious domain of the locals, their parched weatherbeaten visages registering the travellers transitory impediments to the full enjoyment of their facility.

Raising himself to the level of the table, he reached out towards one of the delectable objects, his parched and cracked lips opening to accept the miracle, the wondrous aroma of the cookie bringing him back to life.

I had taken it as merely refreshment for parched pilgrims but this was worth investigating.

"Ye shall eat neither bread, nor parched corn, nor green ears, until the self-same day that ye have brought an offering unto your God." DeSoto swallowed and licked his lips, trying to get some moisture on his parched lips.

Nadir moved slowly like a sleepwalker in a daydream, and looked around him with parched eyes at terrifying marvelous gold.

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