Definition of parpen in English:

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parpen

Pronunciation: /ˈpärpən/

noun

A stone passing through a wall from side to side, with two smooth vertical faces.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French parpain 'length of a stone', probably based on Latin perpes 'continuous'.

Words that rhyme with parpen

sharpen, tarpon

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Syllabification: par·pen

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