[syn: blotter, day book, police blotter, rap sheet, charge sheet]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blotter \Blot"ter\ (bl[o^]t"t[~e]r), n.
1. One who, or that which, blots; esp. a device for absorbing
2. (Com.) A wastebook, in which entries of transactions are
made as they take place.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: absorbent paper used to dry ink [syn: blotting paper,
2: the daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police
station [syn: blotter, day book, police blotter, rap
sheet, charge sheet]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
72 Moby Thesaurus words for "blotter":
Domesday Book, absorbency, absorbent, absorption, account book,
address book, adsorbent, adsorption, adversaria, album, annual,
appointment calendar, appointment schedule, assimilation,
blankbook, bloat, blotting, blotting paper, boozehound, boozer,
calendar, cashbook, catalog, chemisorption, chemosorption,
classified catalog, commonplace book, court calendar, daybook,
desk calendar, diary, digestion, diptych, docket, drunk,
endosmosis, engagement book, engrossment, exosmosis, guzzler,
inebriate, infiltration, journal, ledger, log, logbook,
loose-leaf notebook, lush, memo book, memorandum book, memory book,
notebook, osmosis, pad, percolation, petty cashbook,
pocket notebook, pocketbook, police blotter, scrapbook,
scratch pad, seepage, sorption, spiral notebook, sponge, sponging,
table, tablet, triptych, workbook, writing tablet, yearbook
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
BLOTTER, mer. law. A book among merchants, in which entries of sales, &c.
are first made.
2. This book, containing the original entries, is received in evidence,
when supported by the oaths or affirmations of those who keep it. See