Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pad consisting of several layers of blotting-paper, which can be successively removed as they become soiled or saturated with ink.
“The commander sat motionless, staring at his blotting-pad.”
“They left him; the wing-commander remained seated at his desk, tapping a pencil irritably on his blotting-pad.”
“An object rolled over on to the blotting-pad and miraculously became alight.”
“The captain stared at the blotting-pad before him in a giant effort of concentration.”
“The naval officer absently wrote "Rugson" on his blotting-pad.”
“The air officer absently made a note upon his blotting-pad.”
“As Filmer went up and down that room wrestling with his intolerable dilemma he went first towards the neat little rifle athwart the blotting-pad and then towards the neat little red label”
“He put his blotting-pad square on the table, closed the lid of the inkstand, arranged his pens.”
“He held his hand over the desk and let a handful of small colored stones trickle through his fingers, to bounce on the stained felt blotting-pad.”
“Yes, Miss Parker," said Belinda, meekly, and began to make a little sketch of the teacher on her blotting-pad.”
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