laid paper


: paper watermarked with fine lines running across the grain compare wove paper

Examples of laid paper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During the alternative commemoration, which featured Yiddish songs sung by school children and recitations of poetry by Polish-Jewish authors, participants laid paper and real daffodils at Warsaw Ghetto monuments such as Umschlagplatz, where the Nazis deported 350,000 Jews by train to Treblinka. Dinah Spritzer, Sun Sentinel, 20 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of laid paper was in 1839

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“Laid paper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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