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copy paper

paper specially prepared for the writing of advertising copy, newspaper copy, etc., usually having guidelines to indicate margins and the number of spaces per line.
Origin of copy paper
First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She threaded a sheet of copy paper into her typewriter and sought inspiration in a blank gaze at the ceiling.

    Helen in the Editor's Chair Ruthe S. Wheeler
  • "Forgot my pencil and copy paper," he explained, grabbed them, and vanished.

  • There she helped herself to a yellow pencil, furnished by the Journal, and a folded pad of copy paper.

    Joan of the Journal Helen Diehl Olds
  • Then she rolled a fresh sheet of copy paper into the typewriter and started 207work.

    Janet Hardy in Radio City Ruthe S. Wheeler
  • It was fascinating to watch the print appear like magic upon the long rolls of copy paper.

    Behind the Green Door Mildred A. Wirt
  • Dropping limply into his chair he reached mechanically for his copy paper.

    The Lash Olin L. Lyman
  • Placing the sheets back on the desk, she inserted 212a fresh page of copy paper into the typewriter.

    Janet Hardy in Radio City Ruthe S. Wheeler
  • I gathered up my opened sheet of copy paper and moved obediently into the next chair, which she had indicated.

    Amazing Grace Kate Trimble Sharber
  • He dropped back into his chair and scratched viciously at the copy paper with his heavy black pencil.

  • To do this I glanced down at my copy paper, 111 with one eyelid raised in favor of his profile.

    Amazing Grace Kate Trimble Sharber

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