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wove paper

noun
1.
paper that exhibits a pattern of fine mesh when held up to the light.
Compare laid paper.
Origin of wove paper
1805-1815
1805-15
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  • We have not even raised the question of laid or wove paper, nor of the intermixture of different series or sizes of types.

    The Booklover and His Books Harry Lyman Koopman
  • This denomination was printed on wove paper and perforated 12 like the others.

    The Stamps of Canada Bertram Poole
  • About 1777 the French became acquainted with wove paper, which Franklin brought to Paris for exhibition.

    Why Bewick Succeeded Jacob Kainen
  • What is the difference between an engraving and a lithograph, between cream-laid paper and wove paper, between magenta and cerise?

    Peeps at Postage Stamps Stanley Currie Johnson
  • The stamps were printed on the wove paper then in use and perforated 12 in the usual manner.

    The Stamps of Canada Bertram Poole
  • Nevertheless there appear to be several used copies of the wove paper 12d.

  • If such be the case, it is only a step further to the entire disappearance of these "laid lines," and lo, the wove paper!

  • Yet the catalog value of the latter is $2.50 against 36 cents for the wove paper imperforate alone.

  • Yet the catalogue value of the latter is $2.50 against 36 cents for the wove paper imperforate alone.

    The Stamps of Canada Bertram Poole
  • wove paper was so slow to come into use that Jenkins gives the date 1788 for its first appearance in book printing.

    Why Bewick Succeeded Jacob Kainen
British Dictionary definitions for wove paper

wove paper

noun
1.
paper with a very faint mesh impressed on it by the dandy roller on the paper-making machine Compare laid paper
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