blotting paper

noun
a soft, absorbent, unsized paper, used especially to dry the ink on a piece of writing.

Origin:
1510–20

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blotting paper
 
n
a soft absorbent unsized paper, used esp for soaking up surplus ink

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Example sentences
He saturated thin paper with printer's ink, and then dried it out between
  sheets of blotting paper.
People ingested it, in impure forms, from sugar cubes and blotting paper.
Make a small amount of concentrated aqueous solution and dip a piece of cotton
  cloth or blotting paper into it.
After the records in our study completely thawed, items were set onto tables
  lined with absorbent blotting paper.
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