Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as paper-cutter, 2.
  • n. Same as folding-machine.

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Examples

  • Mrs. Montgomery laid in a good supply of wafers of all sorts; and then went on further to furnish the desk with an ivory leaf-cutter, a paper-folder, a pounce-box, a ruler, and a neat little silver pencil; also some drawing-pencils, India-rubber, and sheets of drawing-paper.

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  • [Page 11] friend Mrs. Harriet Hale copied from her ivory paper-folder, and the Esquimau sled, which Mr. Hale, her life-long friend, drew from a cut in "Kane's Arctic Explorations."

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  • While Ellen was picking out her seal, which took not a little time, Mrs. Montgomery laid in a good supply of wafers of all sorts; and then went on further to furnish the desk with an ivory leaf-cutter, a paper-folder, a pounce-box, a ruler, and

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  • While Ellen was picking out her seal, which took not a little time, Mrs. Montgomery laid in a good supply of wafers of all sorts; and then went on further to furnish the desk with an ivory leaf-cutter, a paper-folder, a pounce-box, a ruler, and a neat little silver pencil; also some drawing-pencils, indiarubber, and sheets of drawing paper.

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  • For a journalist's account, aimed at children, see Ivars Peterson, "Champion paper-folder," Muse (July/August 2004), p. 33.

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