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PA'PER, n. L. papyrus, the name of an Egyptian plant, from which was made a kind of paper.

1. A substance formed into thin sheets on which letters and figures are written or printed. Paper is made of different materials but among us it is usually made of linen or cotton rags. A fine paper is made of silk, particularly for bank-notes,which require to be very thin.
2. A piece of paper.
3. A single sheet printed or written as a daily paper a weekly paper a periodical paper referring to essays, journals,newspapers, &c.
4. Any written instrument, whether note, receipt, bill, invoice, bond, memorial, deed, and the like. The papers lie on the speaker's table.

They brought a paper to me to be signed.

5. A promissory note or notes or a bill of exchange as negotiable paper.
6. Hangings printed or stamped paper for covering the walls of rooms.

PA'PER, a. Made of paper consisting of paper.

1. Thin slight as a paper wall.

PA'PER, To cover with paper to furnish with paper hangings as, to paper a room or a house.

1. To register. Not used.
2. To fold or inclose in paper.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Paper'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/p/paper.html.

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