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noun as in paper

noun as in parchment

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It’s no longer write something that stands out, use a beautiful design printed on vellum, use extraordinary prose to try to dress up your accomplishments, forget all that.

This day my brave vellum covers to keep pictures in, come in, which pleases me very much.

Only one other perfect copy on vellum of this edition is known to exist.

Handsomely bound in white parchment vellum, stamped in silver.

What invisible heads have ached, and hands become weary, over those vellum volumes, with their bright initial letters!

A similar book, but apparently much less elaborate, a vellum Aristotle, recently fetched 800 at the Ashburnham sale.


On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vellum, such as: bark, carapace, case, casing, coating, and crust.

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