blotter

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Etymology[edit]

blot +‎ -er

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blotter (plural blotters)

  1. A piece of blotting paper in a pad as a piece of desk furniture.
    Synonym: desk pad
  2. (law enforcement) A daily register of arrests and other events in a police station: a police blotter.
  3. A register of the related events made in the form of the list of times and brief descriptions.
    All transactions were entered in the cash blotter and agent's subsidiary ledger.
    He maintains the political blotter blog.
    • 2003, Karen Hood-Caddy, The Wisdom of Water
      "The blotter was so full of his scribbling, it was getting harder and harder to find places to write in."
  4. (slang) A portion of blotter acid.
    • 2012, Alex Wyndham Baker, Cursive
      Glass bottles of liquid LSD; moist blocks of Manali charras and Malana cream; sachets of smack; a hundred caps of MDMA and a phial of Australian DMT; ampoules of medical morphine and a dense pad of four thousand Californian blotters.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From blotte (to expose) +‎ er.

Noun[edit]

blotter c (singular definite blotteren, plural indefinite blottere)

  1. flasher, exhibitionist (a person exposing his or her genitalia in public)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

blotter

  1. present of blotte