VELLUM


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AcronymDefinition
VELLUMVery Extensible Linking Language Unafraid of Markup
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She put back the page of vellum in her writing-desk, locked it, and led the way to the door.
There was brother Bartholomew with a crucifix of rare carved ivory, and brother Luke With a white-backed psalter adorned with golden bees, and brother Francis with the "Slaying of the Innocents" most daintily set forth upon vellum.
Its outer edges - the edges of the drawing nearest the edge of the vellum - were far more distinct than the others.
I say signature; because its position upon the vellum suggested this idea.
I held the vellum again to the fire, after increasing the heat; but nothing appeared.
He produced from the box five or six plump little books, bound in commercial calf and vellum, and each fitted comfortably with its own little lock.
There is no shadow of stability in the policy of an English Government, and the most sacred oaths of England would, even if engrossed on vellum, find very few buyers among colonies and dependencies that have suffered from vain beliefs.
Mahbub had business at Quetta, and there Kim, as Mahbub admitted, earned his keep, and perhaps a little over, by spending four curious days as scullion in the house of a fat Commissariat sergeant, from whose office-box, in an auspicious moment, he removed a little vellum ledger which he copied out - it seemed to deal entirely with cattle and camel sales - by moonlight, lying behind an outhouse, all through one hot night.
The leaves were of the finest vellum, with tastefully designed illuminations all round them.
Shot in Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pondicherry and Oman, Ippadai Vellum has actors RK Suresh and Daniel Balaji playing the antagonists.
Under the Royal Marriages Act 1772, all descendants of George II must obtain the sovereign's agreement before they wed - in the form of a vellum document known as the Instrument of Consent.
Sadly, it was common in the Middle Ages for vellum manuscripts to be re-used, with the result that much original work was lost.