wove paper

\ ˈwōv- How to pronounce wove paper (audio) \

Definition of wove paper

: paper made with a revolving roller covered with wires so woven as to produce no fine lines running across the grain — compare laid paper

First Known Use of wove paper

1795, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wove paper

wove (archaic past participle of weave)

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“Wove paper.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wove%20paper. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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