Bible paper


noun

a very thin, strong, opaque rag paper often used for Bibles, prayer books, dictionaries, and the like.

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Also called India paper.

Origin of Bible paper

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for Bible paper

Bible paper

noun

a thin tough opaque paper used for Bibles, prayer books, and reference books
(not in technical usage) another name for India paper
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