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Obsolete paper sheet size used specifically in legal establishments, being nominally double foolscap 26.5×16.5in. (67.3×41.9cm), of a cream colour, and with a wove finish. Known also as judicature. ...
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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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History, Social sciences
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88 words

Obsolete size of sheet used for writing, drawing, printing, and wrapping papers, measuring between 15×12.75in. (38.1×32.4cm) and 18.5×14.5in. (47×36.8cm), with

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

a size of paper, about 330 x 200 (or 400) mm. It is said to be named from a former watermark representing a fool's cap....

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A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

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2011
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Literature, History
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93 words

Foolscap is a long sheet of paper characterized by a watermark in the shape of a fool's or jester's cap,

letterhead

letterhead  

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A sheet of letter-paper, usually high-quality stationery, with an engraved, letterpress, or lithographic heading—a name and address, either of a commercial firm or of an individual or family. ...
pot

pot  

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Obsolete sheet size, used principally for writing and drawing grades of paper and board, measuring between 15×12.5in. (38.1×31.8cm) to 17.25×14.25in. (43.8×36.2cm), with many named sub-variants. It ...
sheet

sheet  

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A sheet is a single piece of paper, generally a quite large one, which may be folded one or more times to produce a series of leaves and pages. The ...

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