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Parchment

parchment

1. The skin of a lamb, sheep, goat, young calf, or other animal, prepared for writing on. See Vellum. But here's a parchment with the seal of Caesar. (Shak)

2. The envelope of the coffee grains, inside the pulp. Parchment paper. See papyrine.

Origin: 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.


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Bible vs Darwin

... must be childishly simple compared to His power, and had He so chosen He could have easily provided for the Bible to remain unaltered even in parchment form, most likely using techniques that are quite beyond our ability to understand or even detect. Of course I'm not necessarily saying that ...

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by alextemplet
Thu Feb 07, 2008 5:13 pm
 
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... Why doesn't the omnipotent God teach ancient people to use computer and CD-RW Rom that can hardly be falsified and misunderstood comparing with parchment recording Bible?

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by tianlai
Thu Feb 07, 2008 3:54 am
 
Forum: Evolution
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