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foolscap


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foolscap  \Fools"cap`\,  n.  [So  called  from  the  watermark  of  a 
  fool's  cap  and  bells  used  by  old  paper  makers.  See  Fool's 
  cap,  under  {Fool}.] 
  A  writing  paper  made  in  sheets,  ordinarily  16  x  13  inches, 
  and  folded  so  as  to  make  a  page  13  x  8  inches.  See  {Paper}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foolscap 
  n  :  a  size  of  paper  used  especially  in  Britain 




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