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library paste

noun
1.
a white, smooth paste for paper and lightweight cardboard.
Origin of library paste
1950-1955
First recorded in 1950-55
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  • But here, instead of a reply we got the words, "library paste."

    Sight Unseen Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • library paste is the best means of making the leather and background adhere, also it does not spot as mucilage does.

  • They carefully devised vitamin-free, protein-free, mineral-free diets that tasted like library paste and smelled worse.

    The Coffin Cure Alan Edward Nourse
  • One face of it should then be covered with a coating of library paste, the pattern laid upon it, and rubbed down smooth.

  • Colored tissue papers, scissors and library paste are always in demand.

  • library paste—always on Tuesday,” Sim finished, giving the college slang name to cornstarch pudding of a pale yellow hue.

    The Orchard Secret

    Cleo Garis
  • As Sim had foretold, at the close of the meal large bowls of “library paste” made their appearance.

    The Orchard Secret

    Cleo Garis
  • On the inside of the front cover of every book in the library paste a manilla pocket.

    A Library Primer John Cotton Dana

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