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Manila paper

noun
1.
strong, light-brown or buff paper, originally made from Manila hemp but now also from wood pulp substitutes and various other fibers.
2.
any paper resembling Manila paper.
Also called Manila, manilla.
Origin of Manila paper
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • The fibres that have served their usefulness as rope are pulped and manufactured into Manila paper.

    Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
  • A 70-pound Manila paper may be used instead of kraft, if desired.

    Library Bookbinding Arthur Low Bailey
  • One of these should be a 60-pound and the other an 80-pound Manila paper, both guarded entirely around the fold with jaconet.

    Library Bookbinding Arthur Low Bailey
  • The sheets should be kept in heavy envelopes of Manila paper and placed in a box just the size to hold them.

    Outdoor Sports and Games Claude H. Miller
British Dictionary definitions for Manila paper

Manila paper

noun
1.
a strong usually brown paper made from Manila hemp or similar fibres
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