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 for In blank
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blank \Blank\, n.
     1. Any void space; a void space on paper, or in any written
        instrument; an interval void of consciousness, action,
        result, etc; a void.
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              I can not write a paper full, I used to do; and yet
              I will not forgive a blank of half an inch from you.
                                                    --Swift.
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              From this time there ensues a long blank in the
              history of French legislation.        --Hallam.
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              I was ill. I can't tell how long -- it was a blank.
                                                    --G. Eliot.
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     2. A lot by which nothing is gained; a ticket in a lottery on
        which no prize is indicated.
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              In Fortune's lottery lies
              A heap of blanks, like this, for one small prize.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     3. A paper unwritten; a paper without marks or characters a
        blank ballot; -- especially, a paper on which are to be
        inserted designated items of information, for which spaces
        are left vacant; a bland form.
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              The freemen signified their approbation by an
              inscribed vote, and their dissent by a blank.
                                                    --Palfrey.
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     4. A paper containing the substance of a legal instrument, as
        a deed, release, writ, or execution, with spaces left to
        be filled with names, date, descriptions, etc.
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     5. The point aimed at in a target, marked with a white spot;
        hence, the object to which anything is directed.
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              Let me still remain
              The true blank of thine eye.          --Shak.
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     6. Aim; shot; range. [Obs.]
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              I have stood . . . within the blank of his
              displeasure
              For my free speech.                   --Shak.
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     7. A kind of base silver money, first coined in England by
        Henry V., and worth about 8 pence; also, a French coin of
        the seventeenth century, worth about 4 pence. --Nares.
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     8. (Mech.) A piece of metal prepared to be made into
        something by a further operation, as a coin, screw, nuts.
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     9. (Dominoes) A piece or division of a piece, without spots;
        as, the "double blank"; the "six blank."
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     In blank, with an essential portion to be supplied by
        another; as, to make out a check in blank.
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From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  IN BLANK. This is generally applied to indorsements, as, indorsements in 
  blank, which is one not restricted, made by the indorser simply writing his 
  name. See Indorsement. 
  
  

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