Synonyms for paper

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I've got a New York paper giving an account of the whole thing.

He went over to the desk and began to scribble a name on the pad of paper.

Fouts, with a slip of paper in his hand, beckoned him from the door of his private office.

A broken kitchen knife had been thrust through a bit of the paper on the box.

But thou knowest their characters; and I will not therefore sully my paper with them.

The second paper of Mr. Gladstone upon the same subject was a sequel to the first.

He dashed the paper to the ground, and gave himself up to his madness.

In a paper on his books, it is permissible to end with a bookish anecdote.

"There is more here than you know," said Christopher, handing her back the paper.

Dirk wondered a little as to where the box of paper collars came from.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Anglo-French paper, Old French papier "paper, document," from Latin papyrus "paper, paper made of papyrus stalks" (see papyrus).

Meaning "paper money" attested from 1722. As shortened form of newspaper, first attested 1640s. In plural, "collection of papers to establish one's identity, credentials, etc.," it is attested from 1680s. Paper chase is British slang from 1932.

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