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oilpaper

[oil-pey-per] /ˈɔɪlˌpeɪ pər/
noun
1.
a paper made waterproof and translucent by treatment with oil.
Origin of oilpaper
1830-1840
1830-40; oil + paper
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  • He went into the attic and opened the black trunk where the six small notebooks lay in oilpaper.

    Gladiator Philip Wylie

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