American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Absorbent paper used to blot a surface by soaking up excess ink.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bibulous, unsized paper, used to absorb an excess of ink from freshly written paper without blurring.
GNU Webster's 1913
- A kind of thick, bibulous, unsized paper, used to absorb superfluous ink from a freshly written manuscript, and thus prevent blots.
- n. absorbent paper used to dry ink
“He mopped up the mess with a special wodge of blotting paper which he appeared to keep for such emergencies, and continued, the volume of his voice flaring and dying like a faulty loud-speaker.”
“The Coroner’s pen traced idle designs on the blotting paper in front of him.”
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