This section is from the book "The Home Cyclopedia Of General Information", by Charles Morris. Also available from Amazon: Home Cyclopedia of Necessary Knowledge.
[Fr. papier, paper; and mache, mashed or chewed.] Paper mashed into pulp, and after being mixed with size or glue formed into various shapes by molds-as tea-boards, trays, and ornamental articles-and japanned when dry.
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