ruled writing paper in tablet form, measuring approximately 8½ × 13 to 14 inches (22 × 33 to 36 centimeters).
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of legal cap
An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
Words nearby legal cap
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Example sentences 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
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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