vellum

  1. a heavy creamy-colored paper resembling parchment
  2. fine parchment prepared from the skin of a young animal e.g. a calf or lamb

vellum

Fine parchment made from calf, lamb or kid skin used for the pages and binding of early books.

Vellum

[disambiguation] Vellum is skin prepared for writing or printing on, to produce single pages, scrolls, codices or books. Vellum may also refer to: ...
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Vellum

a lightweight transparent paper (real vellum is very different from what stampers call vellum -- real vellum is made from the skin of cows or other animals)
Found on http://www.coxes.com/stamping/fun/glossary.htm

vellum

A fine calfskin used for writing or book manufacture (used for most ancient manuscripts).
Found on http://www.trussel.com/books/glossary.htm

Vellum

A highly durable treated calf skin of a natural creamy colour.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20208

vellum

[n] - a heavy creamy-colored paper resembling parchment 2. [n] - fine parchment prepared from the skin of a young animal e.g. a calf or lamb
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Vellum

A lightweight, translucent paper.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20484

Vellum

Generic term used to refer to the archive copy of an Act of Parliament produced on Calfskin Vellum (Vellum is the name given to calf skin).
Found on http://www.tso.co.uk/solutions/publishingsolutions/printproduction/printglo

vellum

Type of parchment, often rolled in scrolls, made from the skin of a calf, kid, or lamb. It was used from the late Roman empire and Middle Ages for exceptionally important documents and the finest...
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Vellum

See also PARCHMENT (403) Fine parchment from the skin of calf, lamb, etc. for writing on or binding books
Found on http://www.ifla.org/VII/s30/pub/mg1.htm#5

Vellum

The prepared skin used from cattle calves used for manuscripts, such as the Lindisfarne Gospels.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20766

Vellum

Vellum is practically the same thing as parchment but is made of calfskin. The word is derived from the Latin vitulus, a calf, whence our word veal. Drum leather is a specialised form variety of vellum, made nowadays in diminished quantities for the purpose indicated by its name. . (11)
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Vellum

Vellum and parchment are made from the skins of calves, goats and sheep. While there is no sharp distinction between the two, vellum is generally a finer quality than parchment, since it is made from younger hides and so is smoother and has fewer or finer hair follicles. Parchment, made from the skins of older animals, tends to be coarser.
Found on http://www.tate.org.uk/collections/glossary/definition.jsp?entryId=443

Vellum

Very thin calf skin used as a writing material, as a cover for precious books or to face surfaces within buildings.
Found on http://www.architecture.com/HowWeBuiltBritain/Glossary.xhtml

Vellum

Vel'lum noun [ Middle English velim , French vélin , from Latin vitulinus of a calf, from vitulus a calf. See Veal .] A fine kind of parchment, usually made from calfskin, and rendered clear and white, -- used as for writing upon, and for binding books. Vellum c...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/V/11

vellum

noun fine parchment prepared from the skin of a young animal e.g. a calf or lamb
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Vellum

• (n.) A fine kind of parchment, usually made from calfskin, and rendered clear and white, -- used as for writing upon, and for binding books.
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vellum

(from the article `drawing`) ...absorbent Japan paper made of mulberry bark enjoyed great popularity. Handmade paper, stronger and free of wood, with an irregular edge, has ... The other great ancient writing material, still in occasional use today, is parchment, or vellum, the terms being often used interchangeably. Vellum ... Vellu...
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vellum

vellum: see parchment.
Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0920029.html

Vellum

Vellum (named from the old French Velin whih derives from the Latin vitulinus meaning of a calf) is a type of superior parchment made from the skin of a calf, kid or lamb, and given a smooth finish. The once celebrated Strasbourg vellum was prepared with remarkably fine pumice stones. Vellum, known since earliest times as a material for manuscripts...
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Vellum

Vellum is derived from the Latin word `vitulinum` meaning `made from calf`, leading to Old French `vélin` (`calfskin`). The term often refers to a parchment made from calf skin, as opposed to that from other animals. It is prepared for writing or printing on, to produce single pages, scrolls, codices or books. The term is sometimes used w...
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vellum

A fine parchment made from calfskin, lambskin, or kidskin, not tanned but treated with chemicals to make it suitable for writing and printing on and for binding. Can also refer to heavy off-white fine-quality paper resembling this parchment.
Found on http://www.alibris.com/glossary/glossary-books

Vellum

The skin of a young calf used as a writing surface--the medieval equivalent of 'paper.' A technical
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22385

Vellum

A finish of paper that is rough, bulky and has a degree of tooth.
Found on http://www.curryprinting.com/resources/glossary.html
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