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 Index (The).India Paper. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
India Ink or Chinese ink.
 
So called because it was first brought from China. It is now made at home of lampblack and glue.   1
 


 Index (The).India Paper. 

 
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