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double crown

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noun Chiefly British.
  1. a size of printing paper, 20 × 30 inches (51 × 76 cm).
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Historical Examples

  • The cone must be held on, with not more than two thicknesses of double-crown.

    The Pyrotechnist's Treasury

    Thomas Kentish

  • Dip this into a solution of gum arabic or thick dextrine, and rub it over a sheet of double-crown.

  • Paste the edges; lay half-a-quire of double-crown, or of blotting-paper, flat upon the table, to roll on.

  • Be careful that the corners are perfect; a strip of double-crown may be pasted over them.