laid paper


noun

paper with fine parallel and cross lines produced in manufacturing.

Nearby words

  1. laicism,
  2. laicization,
  3. laicize,
  4. laid,
  5. laid deck,
  6. laid up,
  7. laid-back,
  8. laidly,
  9. laigh,
  10. laik

Compare wove paper.

Origin of laid paper

First recorded in 1830–40

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British Dictionary definitions for laid paper

laid paper

noun

paper with a regular mesh impressed upon it by the dandy roller on a paper-making machineCompare wove paper
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