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powder paper

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noun
  1. Pharmacology. charta(def 2).

Origin of powder paper

First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for powder paper

Historical Examples

  • Of course, the cigarette stubs and the powder-paper helped, too.

    The Man Who Fell Through the Earth

    Carolyn Wells

  • You know how difficult it is to unfold and refold a powder-paper without making it look messy.

    The Curved Blades

    Carolyn Wells

  • Yes,” scoffed Zizi, “with the help of Norah and her powder-paper, and Jenny and her tattle-tongue!