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Parch is sometimes a misspelling of porch.
Definition of the verb parch
What does parch mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: parched | parching | parches
- cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat
Alternative definition of the verb parch
- [transitive] To burn the surface of, to scorch.
- [transitive] To roast, as dry grain.
- [transitive] To dry to extremity; to shrivel with heat.
- [transitive, colloquial] To become thirsty.
- [intransitive] To become superficially burnt; be become sunburned.
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Selected papers from the agroforestry sessions of the IUFRO 20th World Congress, Tampere, Finland, 6–12 August 1995 by Fergus L. Sinclair
Although PARCH is a general model, it has been developed ...
Bodies in Resistance (2016)
Gender and Sexual Politics in the Age of Neoliberalism by Wendy Harcourt
Parch is a term coined by the School of Rural and Environmental Studies of Universidad Javeriana. 4. Flower-growing is common in various countries across four continents (Europe, Asia, ...
by Brian Leaf
Defile means contaminate, parch means dry, mutate means Solutions.
The compleat gamester (1725)
or, Full and easy instructions for playing at above twenty several games upon the cards with variety of diverting fancies and tricks upon the same now first added ; as likewise at all the games on the tables, together with the royal game of chess and billiards by Charles Cotton
The Parch is a Term explain'd thus, that having won the Couch or first Stake, and having a mind to go on to get a Sept- e.t-le-va, you crook the Corner of your Card, letting your Money lie without being paid the value of it by the T'aJliere. 7.
Above the south parch is a chamber, approached by a winding stair in the buttress, from the interior of the nave. The north and south transepts are nearly uni- fbrm in structure. There is, however, a door beneath the central window of the north ...
Wordsmiths and Warriors (2013)
The English-Language Tourist's Guide to Britain by David Crystal, Hilary Crystal
(A parch is a minister.) Echoes of Welsh grammar are regularly heard. Lines such as There's a husband for you, there's wives for you, there's a lovely morning, and there's glamour!, all from Under Milk Wood, show the direct influence of a ...
by Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths
1 Afibut Apibus quanta experieniia parch is a subject of .the ...
The Monthly Review (1815)
J' Apibus quanta experientia parch is a subject of the Virgilian muse; and the rearing of bees is laudably recommended by the Board of Agriculture, as well as encouraged by the premiums of this Society. It is not every situation, however* ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
” To PARCH. v.a. (from remaiur, says Junius; ...
The London encyclopaedia (1829)
or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge
PARCH, v. a. From Gr. mpucauiv, says Junius; from pcrcoquo (Skinner), 'perhaps, adds Dr. Johnson, « from perustits, burnt, or from parchment, the effect of fire upon parch men; being almost proverbial.' To scorch; b\tfp» slightly or superficially ...
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Scrabble value of P3A1R1C3H4
The value of this 5-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine