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(1):

(n.) A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be used in wrapping. It is made of rags, straw, bark, wood, or other fibrous material, which is first reduced to pulp, then molded, pressed, and dried.

(2):

(n.) A sheet, leaf, or piece of such substance.

(3):

(n.) A printed or written instrument; a document, essay, or the like; a writing; as, a paper read before a scientific society.

(4):

(n.) A printed sheet appearing periodically; a newspaper; a journal; as, a daily paper.

(5):

(v. t.) To put on paper; to make a memorandum of.

(6):

(a.) Of or pertaining to paper; made of paper; resembling paper; existing only on paper; unsubstantial; as, a paper box; a paper army.

(7):

(n.) A medicinal preparation spread upon paper, intended for external application; as, cantharides paper.

(8):

(n.) A paper containing (usually) a definite quantity; as, a paper of pins, tacks, opium, etc.

(9):

(v. t.) To cover with paper; to furnish with paper hangings; as, to paper a room or a house.

(10):

(n.) Decorated hangings or coverings for walls, made of paper. See Paper hangings, below.

(11):

(n.) Negotiable evidences of indebtedness; notes; bills of exchange, and the like; as, the bank holds a large amount of his paper.

(12):

(v. t.) To fold or inclose in paper.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Paper'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/p/paper.html. 1828.

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