Foolscap paper

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An inexpensive writing paper typically produced in a tablet of lined, yellow, legal size sheets. In Britain, foolscap is the name for a former standard size of paper that measures from 13 x 15 to 14 x 18 inches.

Additional Information

E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969.