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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a superior paper resembling sheepskin;

2. skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on;
[syn: parchment, sheepskin, lambskin]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Parchment \Parch"ment\ (p[aum]rch"ment), n. [OE. parchemin, perchemin, F. parchemin, LL. pergamenum, L. pergamena, pergamina, fr. L. Pergamenus of or belonging to Pergamus an ancient city of Mysia in Asia Minor, where parchment was first used.] 1. The skin of a lamb, sheep, goat, young calf, or other animal, prepared for writing on. See Vellum. [1913 Webster] But here's a parchment with the seal of C[ae]sar. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The envelope of the coffee grains, inside the pulp. [1913 Webster] Parchment paper. See Papyrine. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

parchment n 1: a superior paper resembling sheepskin 2: skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on [syn: parchment, sheepskin, lambskin]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

87 Moby Thesaurus words for "parchment": article, autograph, biscuit, blank, bone, brainchild, bubble, china, chirograph, codex, composition, computer printout, copy, cracker, docket, document, dossier, draft, dust, edited version, eggshell, engrossment, essay, fair copy, fiction, file, final draft, finished version, first draft, flimsy, form, glass, glass house, holograph, house of cards, ice, instrument, legal document, legal instrument, legal paper, letter, literae scriptae, literary artefact, literary production, literature, lucubration, manuscript, matchwood, matter, mummy, nonfiction, official document, old paper, opus, original, palimpsest, paper, papers, papyrus, penscript, personal file, piece, piece of writing, piecrust, play, poem, printed matter, printout, production, reading matter, recension, roll, screed, scrip, script, scrive, scroll, second draft, stick, the written word, transcript, transcription, typescript, version, work, writ, writing
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Parchment a skin prepared for writing on; so called from Pergamos (q.v.), where this was first done (2 Tim. 4:13).
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Parchment, MI -- U.S. city in Michigan Population (2000): 1936 Housing Units (2000): 873 Land area (2000): 0.855291 sq. miles (2.215193 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.033619 sq. miles (0.087074 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.888910 sq. miles (2.302267 sq. km) FIPS code: 62340 Located within: Michigan (MI), FIPS 26 Location: 42.325639 N, 85.567832 W ZIP Codes (1990): 49004 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Parchment, MI Parchment