|n.||1.||One who, or that which, blots; esp. a device for absorbing superfluous ink.|
|2.||(Com.) A wastebook, in which entries of transactions are made as they take place.|
|Noun||1.||blotter - absorbent paper used to dry ink|
Synonyms: blotting paper
|2.||blotter - the daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station|
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 Original entry.