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paperweight

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noun pa·per·weight \-ˌwāt\

Simple Definition of paperweight

  • : a small, heavy object that is used to hold down loose papers on a surface

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of paperweight

  1. :  a usually small heavy object used to hold down loose papers (as on a desk)

1822

First Known Use of paperweight

1822

Rhymes with paperweight

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