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Bible paper

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noun
  1. a very thin, strong, opaque rag paper often used for Bibles, prayer books, dictionaries, and the like.

Origin of Bible paper

First recorded in 1925–30
Also called India paper.
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British Dictionary definitions for bible paper

Bible paper

noun
  1. a thin tough opaque paper used for Bibles, prayer books, and reference books
  2. (not in technical usage) another name for India paper
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