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charta

[kär′tə] pl. chartae
Etymology: L, paper
a piece of paper, especially one treated with medicine, as for external application, or with a chemical for a special purpose, such as litmus paper.

charta

(kăr′tă) [L.]
A preparation intended principally for external application, made either by saturating paper with medicinal substances or by applying the latter to the surface of the paper by adding adhesive liquid.
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Watermarks Mainly of the 17th and 18th Centuries, Monuments chartae papyraceae historiam illustrantia, 1 (Hilversum: The Paper Publications Society, 1986; reprint of 1950 ed.
Picard & fils, 1907; Edward Heawood, Watermarks, Mainly of the seventeenth and 18th Centuries (Monumenta chartae papyraceae historiam illustrantia; 1), Hilversum: Paper Publications Society, 1950; Emile Joseph Labarre, Dictionary and Encyclopaedia of Paper and Paper-Making, With Equivalents of the Technical Terms in French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish & Swedish, 2nd ed.
310-11): "rem tibi Socraticae poterunt ostendere chartae, / verbaque provisam rem non invita sequentur.