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  • n. Plural form of foolscap.

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Examples

  • Below the foolscaps, placed so low I had to kneel to get a good look, were a couple of watercolors.

    Devil's Waltz

  • It would be difficult for them to convince any one that Father Vaughan and Lord Fitzalan were wearing foolscaps.

    Gilbert Keith Chesterton

  • And yet so great was my humility that, when I entered Lincoln's Inn Hall one Monday shortly before 10 A.M., and received pens, some foolscaps, and a printed exam paper on the Law of Real and Personal Property and

    Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.

  • Soldanellas, like little fringed foolscaps, by the brilliant little red and purple Alpine snap-dragon, and by the cushion-forming growths of saxifrages and other minute plants which encrust the rocks and bear, closely set in their compact, green, velvet-like foliage, tiny flowers as brilliant as gems.

    More Science From an Easy Chair

  • Many of this strange company wore foolscaps, and had little bells appended to their garments, tinkling with a silvery sound, responsive to the inaudible music of their gleesome spirits.

    The May-Pole of Merry Mount

  • Many of this strange company wore foolscaps and had little bells appended to their garments, tinkling with a silvery sound responsive to the inaudible music of their gleesome spirits.

    Twice Told Tales

  • "with fair round belly with good capon lined," magnificent foolscaps, wooden swords with terrible inscriptions, gigantic chapeaus with plumes made of vegetables, in a word, every imaginable absurdity is to be seen.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 31, May, 1860

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