from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Paper on which to write, especially in ink.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Paper designed to be written on with ink; it may be ruled or unruled.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. paper intended for writing upon with ink, usually finished with a smooth surface, and sized.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Paper finished with a smooth surface, generally sized, for writing on.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. paper material made into thin sheets that are sized to take ink; used for writing correspondence and manuscripts
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The light in the cabin was dim, filtering through in a small window made of onion-skin writing paper and oiled with bacon grease, so that John Messner could not make out very well what the woman looked like.
There was nothing in the first drawer except for some writing paper with Sabin-Levesque’s name printed on it, some envelopes and two fountain pens, one of them in solid gold.