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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Par"boil`
  1. To boil or cook thoroughly.(Obs)
  2. To boil in part; to cook partially by boiling.
  3. Hence:(Fig)To do (something) only part way, or incompletely. Also used intransitively.

Etymology: 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

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  1. Cook (vegetables) briefly ("Parboil the beans before freezing them")

Fun Facts about the name Parboil

  • How unique is the name Parboil? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Parboil was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
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Past life for Parboil born Oct 25, 1931

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 1825. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).