parchment

Part of speech: noun

Sheepskin, etc., polished for writing; a writing on parchment.

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Usage examples "parchment":

  1. And he handed the King a piece of parchment on which were written the following words. - "The Sleeping Beauty", C. S. Evans.
  2. I have examined the stiff black- letter parchment of 1719, and glanced at its pompous formalities. - "Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast", Samuel Adams Drake.
  3. Slowly he draws from his pocket a paper, folded neatly, that looks like some old parchment. - "Mrs. Geoffrey", Duchess.