from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Very thin, transparent gelatin in sheets, for copying drawings. Also called papier glacé.
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In its wake the surging ocean churned loudly and the back-water behind the town, held by the dam of freezing slush-ice at the river mouth, was skimmed by a thin ice-paper, pierced here and there by the up-ended piles from beneath.