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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 ...

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 cap and bells watermark commonly used from the fifteenth century onwards on paper of these dimensions.

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.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.thefreedictionary.com/foolscap

Define foolscap. foolscap synonyms, foolscap pronunciation, foolscap ... [C17: see fool1, cap; so called from the watermark formerly used on this kind of paper].

www.collinsdictionary.com/us/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.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 t...