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voting paper

noun, British.
1.
a ballot.
Origin of voting paper
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60
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  • The right to joy cannot be claimed in the same way as one claims the right to put a voting paper in a ballot box.

  • The day after the polling a farm labourer was asked how he filled up his voting paper.

    Field and Hedgerow Richard Jefferies
  • The usual way of invalidating the voting paper was to bracket the three names and write "All of them liars" across the paper.

    Lalage's Lovers George A. Birmingham
  • He made quite a long pause, and went on, with a sigh: "You have a voting paper given you—"

    Ann Veronica H. G. Wells

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