parchmentize

/pahrch"meuhn tuyz'/, v.t., parchmentized, parchmentizing.
to treat (paper or the like) so that it resembles parchment.
Also, esp. Brit., parchmentise.
[1875-80; PARCHMENT + -IZE]

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  • Parchmentize — Parch ment*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. { ized}; p. pr. & vb. n. { izing}.] To convert to a parchmentlike substance, especially by sulphuric acid. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parchmentize — parch·ment·ize …   English syllables

  • parchmentize — mənt.ˌīzd, n.ˌtī transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) : to convert (as paper or other cellulosic material) into a substance resembling parchment especially by treating with sulfuric acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • -ized — Parchmentize Parch ment*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. { ized}; p. pr. & vb. n. { izing}.] To convert to a parchmentlike substance, especially by sulphuric acid. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -izing — Parchmentize Parch ment*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. { ized}; p. pr. & vb. n. { izing}.] To convert to a parchmentlike substance, especially by sulphuric acid. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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