legal cap


noun

ruled writing paper in tablet form, measuring approximately 8½ × 13 to 14 inches (22 × 33 to 36 cm).

Origin of legal cap

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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Examples from the Web for legal cap

  • Miss Jenny told them to come with slate, pencils, 106and legal-cap paper.

    Emmy Lou|George Madden Martin

British Dictionary definitions for legal cap

legal cap


noun

US ruled writing paper, about 8 by 13 1/2 inches with the fold at the top, for use by lawyers
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