Bible paper

Bible paper

noun
a very thin, strong, opaque rag paper often used for Bibles, prayer books, dictionaries, and the like.
Also called India paper.


Origin:
1925–30

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Bible paper
 
n
1.  a thin tough opaque paper used for Bibles, prayer books, and reference books
2.  (not in technical usage) another name for India paper

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