parch

  • 1Parch — (p[aum]rch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parching}.] [OE. perchen to pierce, hence used of a piercing heat or cold, OF. perchier, another form of percier, F. percer. See {Pierce}.] 1. To burn the surface of; to scorch; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2parch — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż IIb, D. u || a {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} grzybica skórna występująca u ludzi i zwierząt, wywoływana przez różne gatunki grzybów, powodująca szorstkość, łamliwość i wypadanie… …

    Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • 3Parch — Parch, v. i. To become scorched or superficially burnt; to be very dry. Parch in Afric sun. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4parch — [pärch] vt. [ME perchen < ?] 1. to expose (corn, peas, etc.) to great heat so as to dry or roast slightly 2. to dry up with heat; make hot and dry 3. to make very thirsty 4. to dry up and shrivel with cold vi. to become very dry, hot, thirsty …

    English World dictionary

  • 5parch — index burn Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6parch — [pa:tʃ US pa:rtʃ] v [T] if the sun or wind parches something, it makes it very dry …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7parch — [ partʃ ] verb transitive if hot weather parches the ground, it makes it extremely dry …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8parch — (v.) mid 13c., possibly from M.E. perchen, variant of perishen to perish (see PERISH (Cf. perish)). Related: Parched; parching …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9parch — *dry, desiccate, dehydrate, bake Analogous words: sear, scorch, char, *burn: shrivel, wizen, *wither …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10parch — [v] dry, burn blister, brown, dehydrate, desiccate, dry up, evaporate, exsiccate, make thirsty, scorch, sear, shrivel, stale, wither; concepts 249,255 Ant. dampen, moisten, wet …

    New thesaurus

  • 11parch — ► VERB 1) make dry through intense heat. 2) (parched) informal extremely thirsty. 3) roast (corn, peas, etc.) lightly. ORIGIN of unknown origin …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12parch — hip·parch; parch·ment; parch·ment·ed; parch·ment·ize; parch·menty; parch; parch·ing·ly; …

    English syllables

  • 13parch — verb a) To burn the surface of, to scorch. The sun today could parch cement. b) To roast, as dry grain. We used grandmas skillet to parch corn …

    Wiktionary

  • 14parch — m III, D. u a. a; lm M. y 1. często w lm, pot. «choroba skórna z grupy grzybic, występująca u ludzi i zwierząt» 2. bot. roln. «choroba różnych roślin, wywoływana przez pasożytnicze grzyby lub chorobotwórcze promieniowce, objawiająca się różnego… …

    Słownik języka polskiego

  • 15parch — UK [pɑː(r)tʃ] / US [pɑrtʃ] verb [transitive] Word forms parch : present tense I/you/we/they parch he/she/it parches present participle parching past tense parched past participle parched if hot weather parches the ground, it makes it extremely… …

    English dictionary

  • 16Parch — *1. A Parch1 mit gekräuselte Huur (Haar). (Jüd. deutsch. Warschau.) 1) Ein grindiger Mensch. Von Leuten gebraucht, die sich auf ein eingebildetes Verdienst viel zugute thun; gleichsam ein mit Grind Behafteter, der sich etwa einbildet, schönes… …

    Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • 17parch — verb Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to toast under dry heat 2. to shrivel with heat 3. to dry or shrivel with cold intransitive verb to become dry or scorched …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18parch — parchable, adj. parchedly /pahr chid lee, pahrcht /, adv. parchedness, n. parchingly, adv. /pahrch/, v.t. 1. to make extremely, excessively, or completely dry, as heat, sun, and wind do. 2. to make dry, hot, or thirsty: Walking in the sun parched …

    Universalium

  • 19parch — Synonyms and related words: Sanforize, air dry, anhydrate, attenuate, bake, be in heat, blaze, blister, bloom, blot, boil, brand, broil, brush, burn, burn in, burn off, cast, cauterize, char, choke, coal, combust, consume, cook, crack, cupel,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20parch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. dry [up], shrivel; roast, scorch. See dryness. Ant., moisten, humidify. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. dessicate, dehydrate, dry up; see dry 1 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To make or become free of… …

    English dictionary for students