Meaning of “blotter” in the English Dictionary

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"blotter" in British English

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blotternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈblɒt.ər/ us /ˈblɑː.t̬ɚ/

Examples from literature

  • Edna opened the blotter, and having procured paper and pen, began to write the note. 
  • On his writing-table lay an ivory set: inkstand, pen-tray, blotter, and calendar. 
  • Presently he began to scribble aimlessly on the blotter. 
  • She laid his "Strictly Personal" letters on his fresh blotter. 
  • There should be a fresh blotter and a few stamps. 

(Definition of “blotter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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