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notepaper

[noht-pey-per]
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noun
  1. writing paper, especially that used in writing notes or personal correspondence and usually less than 8½ × 11 inches (21.6 × 27.9 cm) in size.
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Origin of notepaper

First recorded in 1840–50; note + paper
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Examples from the Web for note-paper

Historical Examples

  • When she came back she had an ink-bottle, a pen and a sheet of note-paper in her hands.

    Thankful's Inheritance

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • He had no rich friends who could afford to spend money on note-paper and stamps.

    A Bride of the Plains

    Baroness Emmuska Orczy

  • Then he tore a sheet of note-paper from his pocket-book and handed it to his companion.

    The Grell Mystery

    Frank Froest

  • "I'm going to write to Nannie," she said, laying some note-paper on the schoolroom table.

    We Ten

    Lyda Farrington Kraus

  • The letter was type-written and was on the note-paper of a well-known firm of perfumers.

    The Green Rust

    Edgar Wallace


British Dictionary definitions for note-paper

notepaper

noun
  1. paper for writing letters; writing paper
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Word Origin and History for note-paper

n.

1848, from note (n.) + paper (n.).

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