piece of paper


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Noun1.piece of paper - paper used for writing or printing
slip of paper, slip - a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip"
signature - a sheet with several pages printed on it; it folds to page size and is bound with other signatures to form a book
folio, leaf - a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
tear sheet - a sheet that can be easily torn out of a publication
foolscap - a size of paper used especially in Britain
style sheet - a sheet summarizing the editorial conventions to be followed in preparing text for publication
worksheet - a sheet of paper with multiple columns; used by an accountant to assemble figures for financial statements
revenue stamp, stamp - a small piece of adhesive paper that is put on an object to show that a government tax has been paid
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
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Presently he noticed as an odd thing that it was undoubtedly out upon the lagoon with some definite purpose, for it was fighting the tide, and sometimes winning; and when it won, Peter, always sympathetic to the weaker side, could not help clapping; it was such a gallant piece of paper.
While Jones was kissing and mumbling the book, as if he had an excellent brown buttered crust in his mouth or as if he had really been a book-worm, or an author who had nothing to eat but his own works, a piece of paper fell from its leaves to the ground, which Partridge took up, and delivered to Jones, who presently perceived it to be a bank-bill.
Presently I became conscious in my reverie of a little crumpled piece of paper on the floor.
Hamel's fingers inside his waistcoat pocket were smoothing out the crumpled piece of paper which she had passed to him.
Jaggers said, triumphantly, "I thought we should come to it!" and called to Wemmick to give him that piece of paper. Wemmick appeared, handed it in, and disappeared.
"Sidney," he said, "I want you to find the gentleman whose name I am writing upon this piece of paper. If he is not in the reception rooms and has not arrived, telephone for him.
Without giving any further attention to Daddy Jacques, my friend took a piece of paper from his pocket, and taking out a pair of scissors, bent over the footprints.
We also discovered, first some letters, and next a crumpled piece of paper thrown aside in a corner of one of the shelves.
"No, that one was better...where is it?" He went back to his wife, and scowling, and not looking at her, asked his eldest little girl, where was that piece of paper he had given them?
"But my dear friend," he cried, "my dear young friend, you were not thinking - do not say that you were thinking of asking such a sum as five thousand pounds for this little piece of paper!"
But he had scrawled on a piece of paper that lay in the lamplight:
How did you come by this piece of paper, my good friend?'