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English definition of “pad”

pad

noun [C] (PAPER)   /pæd/
a number of sheets of paper glued along one edge so that they can be easily carried about together but separated as needed: He gave me a pencil and laid a pad on my bed for me to write on.
(Definition of pad noun (PAPER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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