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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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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.
Although not approaching Domesday in comprehensiveness and detail, the Chartae Baronum of 1166 records the services owed the king by his tenants-in-chief.
Chartae, Analecta Cartusiana 100:10 (Salzburg, 1988), I, 143.