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Ream   Listen
noun
Ream  n.  A bundle, package, or quantity of paper, usually consisting of twenty quires or 480 sheets.
Printer's ream, twenty-one and a half quires. (Eng.) A common practice is now to count five hundred sheets to the ream.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Ream" Quotes from Famous Books



... heap fleet thee east ease keep beef near plea heed greet year freed dean team weed ream tease deed treat wean teach sheet yeast meet spree plead sheaf mead steep sheer eaves greed creak creek shear spear breed agree sneer bleed speed beach sheen green preen cheap sweep sheep reach street ...
— The Beacon Second Reader • James H. Fassett

... bold John Barleycorn! What dangers thou canst make us scorn; Wi' tippenny, we fear nae evil; Wi' usquabae we'll face the devil!— The swats sae ream'd in Tammie's noddle, Fair play, he car'd na deils a boddle. But Maggie stood right sair astonish'd, Till, by the heel and hand admonish'd, She ventur'd forward on the light: And, vow! Tam saw an ...
— Tam O'Shanter • Robert Burns

... no doubt they take away reams of paper. They crib thoughts: why shouldn't they crib stationery? One of your literary vagabonds who is capable of stabbing a reputation, who is capable of telling any monstrous falsehood to support his party, is surely capable of stealing a ream of paper." ...
— Roundabout Papers • William Makepeace Thackeray



Words linked to "Ream" :   enlarge, express, large indefinite amount, take away, reamer, withdraw, press out, definite quantity, take, quire, extract



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