What does the word vellum mean?

Usage examples for vellum

  1. She walked a little in the garden while the old lady took her nap; she came in to read to her again from the vellum- bound little book as the afternoon light began to fade. – The Necromancers by Robert Hugh Benson
  2. It contains a prayer composed by Queen Katherine Parr, and is written on vellum by Queen Elizabeth. – Chats on Old Lace and Needlework by Emily Leigh Lowes
  3. For volumes on paper or vellum He has a most accurate eye, And always is willing to sell 'em To dreamers like me who will buy. – Poems by Arthur Macy