animal size

variants: or animal sizing

Definition of animal size

1 : an animal glue or gelatin used for surface-sizing the higher grades of paper
2 : a solution or other preparation of animal size

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First Known Use of animal size

1799, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Animal size.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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