Definition of Laid paper

1. Noun. Writing paper having a watermark of fine lines running across the grain.

Generic synonyms: Writing Paper



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laid Paper

laicize
laicized
laicizes
laicizing
laics
laid
laid-back
laid-off
laid back
laid bare
laid down
laid low(p)
laid off
laid out
laid over
laid paper (current term)
laid ropes
laid siege
laid to rest
laid up
laid up(p)
laid waste
laidback
laided
laiding
laidly
laids
laigh
laigher
laighest

Literary usage of Laid paper

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bookman (1907)
"For many years the "laid" paper was preferred to the "wove," but as printers realised that the "laid" lines somewhat affected the even impression of the ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1818)
"... upon the machine» for the more useful, pleasant, already in use for making wove and economic use of candles. and laid paper in continued length. ..."

3. Paper Technology: An Elementary Manual on the Manufacture, Physical by Robert Walter Sindall (1906)
"—Mould for making " Laid " Paper. wood. The size of the frame varies according to the sheet of paper required, the largest being one used for the ..."

4. A Cloud of Witnesses for the Royal Prerogatives of Jesus Christ: Being the by J H Thomson (1714)
"Alexander Whyte, DD Post 8vo, on antique laid paper, cloth extra. The volumes of Bunyan Characters are bound also in, half morocco, gilt top, 4s. ..."

5. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"The two specimens of laid paper of the large size, are noticeable on account of the accuracy and uniformity of the execution, as well as the colouring of ..."

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