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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 parch /ˈpɑrʧ/
 (vt.)炒,烤,烘,使幹透(vi.)烤幹,焦幹

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Parch v. t. [imp. & p. p. Parched p. pr. & vb. n. Parching.]
 1. To burn the surface of; to scorch; to roast over the fire, as dry grain; as, to parch the skin; to parch corn.
    Ye shall eat neither bread, nor parched corn.   --Lev. xxiii. 14.
 2. To dry to extremity; to shrivel with heat; as, the mouth is parched from fever.
    The ground below is parched.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Parch, v. i. To become scorched or superficially burnt; to be very dry. Parch in Afric sun.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 parch
      v : cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat; "The sun
          parched the earth" [syn: sear]