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building paper

heavy paper used especially in the construction of frame buildings to block drafts, for insulation, etc.
Origin of building paper
1870-75, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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building paper

any of various types of heavy-duty paper that usually consist of bitumen reinforced with fibre sandwiched between two sheets of kraft paper: used in damp-proofing or as insulation between the soil and a road surface
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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