a soft, absorbent, unsized paper, used especially to dry the ink on a piece of writing.
The Decoration of Leather Georges de Rcy
The Kitchen Encyclopedia Anonymous
A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell
The Paliser case Edgar Saltus
How To Do It Edward Everett Hale
On the Heels of De Wet The Intelligence Officer
An Irishman’s Difficulties with the Dutch Language N.A. Cuey-na-Gael
Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo E. Phillips Oppenheim
Villa Rubein and Other Stories John Galsworthy
Tom and Some Other Girls Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
a soft absorbent unsized paper, used esp for soaking up surplus ink
very drunk; so drunk as to be unconscious or not know what one is doing. Historical Examples Tell England Ernest Raymond adjective (slang) unconscious, esp through drunkenness adj.
a usually lightweight, loose-fitting garment for women and children, covering the body from the neck or shoulders more or less to the waistline, with or without a collar and sleeves, worn inside or outside a skirt, slacks, etc. a single-breasted, semifitted military jacket. a loose outer garment, reaching to the hip or thigh, or below […]
blowzy. having a coarse, ruddy complexion. disheveled in appearance; unkempt. Historical Examples Song of the Lark Willa Cather adj.