Definition of parpen in English:

parpen

Line breaks: par¦pen
Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːp(ə)n
 
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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'.

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