from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A piece or pad of blotting paper.
- n. A book containing daily records of occurrences or transactions: a police blotter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a piece of blotting paper in a pad as a piece of desk furniture
- n. a daily register of arrests and other events in a police station
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, blots; esp. a device for absorbing superfluous ink.
- n. A wastebook, in which entries of transactions are made as they take place.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A piece of blotting-paper or other device for absorbing an excess of ink or other fluid, used especially in writing.
- n. In com., a waste-book in which are recorded all transactions in the order of their occurrence.
- n. The current record of arrests and charges in a police office: called in Great Britain a charge-sheet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. absorbent paper used to dry ink
- n. the daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station
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