paper with fine parallel and cross lines produced in manufacturing.
Compare wove paper.
Origin of laid paper
First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for laid paper
paper with a regular mesh impressed upon it by the dandy roller on a paper-making machineCompare wove paper
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