Parch

• (v. t.) To burn the surface of; to scorch; to roast over the fire, as dry grain; as, to parch the skin; to parch corn. • (v. t.) To dry to extremity; to shrivel with heat; as, the mouth is parched from fever. • (v. i.) To become scorched or superficially burnt; to be very dry.
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parch

1. To burn the surface of; to scorch; to roast over the fire, as dry grain; as, to parch the skin; to parch corn. 'Ye shall eat neither bread, nor parched corn.' (Lev. Xxiii. 14) ... 2. To dry to extremity; to shrivel with heat; as, the mouth is parched from fever. 'The ground below is parched.' (Dryden) ... Origin: OE. Perchen to pierce, hence use...
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Parch

Parch (pärch) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Parched ; present participle & verbal noun Parching .] [ Middle English perchen to pierce, hence used of a piercing heat or cold, Old French perchier , another for...
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Parch

Parch intransitive verb To become scorched or superficially burnt; to be very dry. ' Parch in Afric sun.' Shak.
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parch

[v] - cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat
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