from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A manila tissue-paper, readily soluble in water, for use in toilet-rooms.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Attributive form of toilet paper
  • verb To cover with toilet paper


Sorry, no etymologies found.


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  • MOSCOW—More than a dozen Russian companies seeking to raise $9.7 billion in initial public offering this year, ranging from a toilet-paper maker to a helicopter builder, will need to time their listing carefully so as not to come to market when the Kremlin is overwhelming international investors with state-asset sales.

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  • Why do so many people lust after mud rooms, brushed-nickel toilet-paper holders, or countertops made from Giallo Ornamental Granite, imported from Brazil?

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