Definition of Rag paper

1. Noun. Paper made partly or wholly from rags.

Generic synonyms: Writing Paper

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rag Paper

rag and bone men
rag bagger
rag baggers
rag day
rag doll
rag dolls
rag gourd
rag paper (current term)
rag pudding
rag the puck
rag trade

Literary usage of Rag paper

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

1. The Microscopy of Technical Products by Thomas Franz Hanausek (1907)
"LINEN-rag paper.—The microscopic detection of this kind of paper is comparatively easy. The flax fiber cells (Fig. 82) are often.greatly mutilated, ..."

2. Technical Methods of Analysis as Employed in the Laboratories of Arthur D by Roger Castle Griffin, Arthur D. Little, Inc (1921)
"Pure sulfite pulp and unfilled pure rag paper should be used for the sulfite-rag standards. After determining the moisture in each, weigh them out into ..."

3. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"It was introduced to Europe by the Arabs about the loth century AD It was made of linen or rags and did not vary greatly from the rag paper of to-day. ..."

4. Typographia: an Historical Sketch of the Origin and Progress of the Art of by Thomas Curson Hansard (1825)
"But we have a more ancient and express passage on linen- rag-paper in Petrus ... it is probable that linen-rag paper was invented about the same century, ..."

5. The Manufacture of Paper by Robert Walter Sindall (1908)
"Hence the credit of the manufacture of pure rag paper would be given to the people of Samarkand, the date being between the years AD and AD; and further the ..."

6. Industrial and Personal Hygiene by George Martin Kober (1908)
"RAG, PAPER, WOOL AND HAIR INDUSTRY. It has been held for a long time that germs of infectious diseases like smallpox, anthrax, scarlet fever, tuberculosis, ..."

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