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.
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- n. a thin tough opaque paper used in fine books
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She turned carefully to the drawer, riffled the gold-edged India paper speculatively, and put her Bible away.