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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foolscap_folio

Foolscap folio is paper cut to the size of 8 1⁄2 × 13 1⁄2 inches (216 × 343 mm) This was a ... Foolscap was named after the fool's caps and bells watermark commonly used from the fifteenth century onwards on paper of these dimensions.

simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foolscap

Foolscap is paper cut to the size of 8 1⁄2 × 13 1⁄2 inches (216 × 343 mm), ... Foolscap was so called because, in the 18th century, folio-sized paper had the ...

regencyredingote.wordpress.com/2008/10/31/oh-foolish-foolscap

Oct 31, 2008 ... The paper used for Parliamentary record-keeping was called foolscap in later years for the simple reason that was the paper size which had ...

www.papersizes.org/a4-foolscap-letter.htm

These are the A4 paper size used internationally, Letter and Legal paper sizes in the US and the old imperial foolscap paper size that was used in the British ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/foolscap

Foolscap definition, a type of inexpensive writing paper, especially legal-size, lined, ... Also called foolscap octavo. a size of book, about 4.25 × 6.75 inches (11  ...

www.quora.com/How-did-foolscap-paper-get-its-name

Foolscap paper is a traditional paper size used in Europe and the British Commonwealth before they switched to ISO sizes. There are several variants within the ...

www.innovateus.net/innopedia/what-foolscap-paper

Foolscap signifies the size of paper having the dimensions of 216 x 343 mm (8 1/ 2 × 13 1/2 inches) technically known as the foolscap folio. A foolscap paper in ...

www.differencebetween.info/difference-between-a4-foolscap-letter-and-legal-paper-size

Accordingly, the dimensions of A4, foolscap, letter and legal size papers are 210 ... Legal size papers are the common size papers in the US, called as the Legal ...

www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/foolscap

Foolscap definition: Foolscap is paper which is about 34 centimetres by 43 ... C17: see fool1, cap; so called from the watermark formerly used on this kind of ...

www.thehindu.com/br/2003/10/07/stories/2003100700130302.htm

Oct 7, 2003 ... Printing paper measuring 13.5 inches by 17 inches is usually called "foolscap" paper and not "full scape" paper. The first syllable is pronounced ...