Meaning of paper-book in English:

paper-book

Pronunciation /ˈpeɪpəbʊk/

noun

rare Law
  • A book in which pleadings concerning certain points of an action are entered before the case is heard.

    Paper-books were intended primarily to present pleadings concerning issues of law, though they may sometimes have included issues of fact.

Origin

Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). From paper + book.