parchment

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(Judaism) the scroll of parchment that contains the biblical story of Esther; traditionally read in synagogues to celebrate Purim Megillah
small parchment inscribed with Biblical passage mezuza
religious texts from Deuteronomy inscribed on parchment and rolled up in a case that is attached to the doorframe of many Jewish households in accordance with Jewish law mezuza , mezuzah
manuscript (usually written on papyrus or parchment) on which more than one text has been written with the earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible palimpsest
parchment or tablet reused palimpsest
ancient Greek city located in the western part of what is now modern Turkey; the technique of preparing sheepskins as parchment was developed here Pergamum
roll of parchment or papyrus for document scroll
(Judaism) the scroll of parchment on which the first five books of the Hebrew Scripture is written; is used in a synagogue during services Torah
heavy creamy-colored paper resembling parchment vellum
paper resembling fine parchment vellum
fine parchment or smooth writing paper vellum
parchment made from animal skin, fine vellum
fine parchment prepared from the skin of a young animal e.g. a calf or lamb vellum
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