Parboil Par"boil`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parboiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parboiling}.] [OE. parboilen, OF. parbouillir to cook well; par through (see {Par}) + bouillir to boil, L. bullire. The sense has been influenced by E. part. See 1st {Boil}.] 1. To boil or cook thoroughly. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

2. To boil in part; to cook partially by boiling. [1913 Webster]

3. Hence: (Fig.) To do (something) only part way, or incompletely. Also used intransitively. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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