slip of paper


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  • noun

Synonyms for slip of paper

a small sheet of paper

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He murmurs, growing warm and red and holding the slip of paper now close to his eyes, now a long way off, "C.
It's pretty maddening to think that an important secret may lie here on this slip of paper, and that it is beyond human power to penetrate it.
The officer looked up from his slip of paper for a moment.
A name casually written on a slip of paper has enabled me to find her out.
One day, a dirty stranger touched me on the shoulder, and showed me a dirty slip of paper which I at first presumed to be his card.
She put down the slip of paper on which she had marked the sum they had to pay, and walked back to the table at which she had been sitting.
Aynesworth glanced at the slip of paper, and nodded.
Moody produced a slip of paper from his waistcoat pocket.
And now," continued Barbicane, "a slip of paper and a bit of pencil, and before a half-hour is over I will have found the required formula.
Just as we were moving off a footman came out with a slip of paper and message from the Lady Harriet.
For my part, if I come to a village, I'll work my way through with a few Arabic words that you can write for me on a slip of paper, and I'll bring you help or lose my hide.
Read it, Paul," he said, handing the slip of paper to D'Arnot.
I brought it home, and before I sent it away, I pinned a slip of paper to it, bearing this inscription: "To your little daughter, from George Germaine.
A few minutes later he bade the policeman adieu, and, with a slip of paper in his pocket bearing a certain address in a semirespectable quarter, he walked briskly toward the nearest taxi stand.
With that answer he placed a slip of paper on the table.