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[noht-pey-per] /ˈnoʊtˌpeɪ pər/
writing paper, especially that used in writing notes or personal correspondence and usually less than 8½ × 11 inches (21.6 × 27.9 cm) in size.
Origin of notepaper
1840-50; note + paper Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • But on a loose half-sheet of notepaper between its pages I find this passage that follows, written very carefully.

    The New Machiavelli Herbert George Wells
  • Besides, you see, she stops in the middle of a sheet of notepaper.

    Peter and Jane S. (Sarah) Macnaughtan
  • Haggard, he sits down to his desk; his pen traverses the notepaper—calling down curses on Louie and on all her sex?

    And Even Now Max Beerbohm
  • Cast your eyes on the address at the head of this notepaper.

    Changing Winds St. John G. Ervine
  • “I have a letter to write to your mother,” he said, drawing some notepaper towards him.

    Mr. Marx's Secret E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Within were two plain sheets of notepaper and a postal order.

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest
  • His fingers gripped a sheet of notepaper—but he was seemingly unconscious of that fact.

    The White Moll Frank L. Packard
  • Foyle was thinking of the finger-prints he had found on that notepaper.

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest
  • He held the sheet of notepaper a little away from him and looked at it critically.

    Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Loring came into the library at the end of it with a sheet of notepaper in his hand.

    Sonia Between two Worlds Stephen McKenna
British Dictionary definitions for notepaper


paper for writing letters; writing paper
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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