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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A thin, uncoated, delicate paper made of vegetable fiber, used especially for taking impressions of engravings.
  • n. See Bible paper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a variety of Chinese paper, of smooth but not glossy surface, used for printing from engravings, woodcuts, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a thin tough opaque paper used in fine books

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