rag paper


a high-quality paper made from cotton or linen pulp.

Origin of rag paper

First recorded in 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for rag paper

  • This thing of yours that you call a Pardon of Sins, it is a bit of rag-paper with ink.

    An English Grammar|W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell