rag paper

noun
a high-quality paper made from cotton or linen pulp.

Origin:
1825–35

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Example sentences
Film was placed in aluminum containers and other objects were individually wrapped in heavy rag paper and tied with linen twine.
Reprints are on heavy modern rag paper showing a ribbed effect against the light.
To be sure rag paper stays flat, place weights on the boards.
Systematic differences were observed between the gelatin-sized rag paper samples, and those on unsized papers.
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