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linen paper

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noun
  1. paper, usually superior in quality, made from pure linen or from substitutes that produce a similar paper finish.
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Origin of linen paper

First recorded in 1720–30
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Historical Examples

  • Linen paper.In the fourteenth century linen-paper began to be made; at first mixed with wool, and then of pure linen.

    Illuminated Manuscripts in Classical and Mediaeval Times

    J. Henry Middleton


British Dictionary definitions for linen paper

linen paper

noun
  1. paper made from flax fibres or having a similar texture
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