What does the word foolscap mean?

Usage examples for foolscap

  1. Sam and Herman and Verman stood in attitudes of rigid attention, shoulder to shoulder, while Penrod Schofield, facing them, was apparently delivering some sort of exhortation, which he read from a scribbled sheet of foolscap. – Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington
  2. In another moment they were shut up in Mr. Byrd's room, with a large sheet of foolscap before them. – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  3. He had reduced the more important of the various possible human beliefs to twenty- odd propositions and many subheads, all of which he had had printed on a double sheet of foolscap. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards