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papaya family
papaya juice
papaya tree
Papboat
Pape
Papeete
Papejay
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Paper
paper bag
paper birch
Paper blockade
Paper boat
paper boy
paper chain
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paper chromatography
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Paper credit
paper cup
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paper doll
paper electrophoresis
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paper feed
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Paper car wheel definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Note: Paper is often used adjectively or in combination, having commonly an obvious signification; as, paper cutter or paper-cutter; paper knife, paper-knife, or paperknife; paper maker, paper-maker, or papermaker; paper mill or paper-mill; paper weight, paper-weight, or paperweight, etc. Business paper, checks, notes, drafts, etc., given in payment of actual indebtedness; -- opposed to accommodation paper. Fly paper, paper covered with a sticky preparation, -- used for catching flies. Laid paper. See under Laid. Paper birch (Bot.), the canoe birch tree (Betula papyracea). Paper blockade, an ineffective blockade, as by a weak naval force. Paper boat (Naut.), a boat made of water-proof paper. Paper car wheel (Railroad), a car wheel having a steel tire, and a center formed of compressed paper held between two plate-iron disks. --Forney. Paper credit, credit founded upon evidences of debt, such as promissory notes, duebills, etc. Paper hanger, one who covers walls with paper hangings. Paper hangings, paper printed with colored figures, or otherwise made ornamental, prepared to be pasted against the walls of apartments, etc.; wall paper. Paper house, an audience composed of people who have come in on free passes. [Cant] Paper money, notes or bills, usually issued by government or by a banking corporation, promising payment of money, and circulated as the representative of coin. Paper mulberry. (Bot.) See under Mulberry. Paper muslin, glazed muslin, used for linings, etc. Paper nautilus. (Zo["o]l.) See Argonauta. Paper reed (Bot.), the papyrus. Paper sailor. (Zo["o]l.) See Argonauta. Paper stainer, one who colors or stamps wall paper. --De Colange. Paper wasp (Zo["o]l.), any wasp which makes a nest of paperlike material, as the yellow jacket. Paper weight, any object used as a weight to prevent loose papers from being displaced by wind, or otherwise. Parchment paper. See Papyrine. Tissue paper, thin, gauzelike paper, such as is used to protect engravings in books. Wall paper. Same as Paper hangings, above. Waste paper, paper thrown aside as worthless or useless, except for uses of little account. Wove paper, a writing paper with a uniform surface, not ribbed or watermarked.




 


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