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blotting paper

noun
1.
a soft, absorbent, unsized paper, used especially to dry the ink on a piece of writing.
Origin of blotting paper
1510-1520
First recorded in 1510-20
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blotting paper

noun
1.
a soft absorbent unsized paper, used esp for soaking up surplus ink
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