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kraft

[kraft, krahft] /kræft, krɑft/
noun
1.
a strong, usually brown paper processed from wood pulp, used chiefly for bags and as wrapping paper.
Origin of kraft
1905-1910
1905-10; < German: literally, strength
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  • Make end papers and fly-leaves of 60-pound kraft paper or 80-pound manila, guarded with jaconet on one side of the sheet.

    Library Bookbinding Arthur Low Bailey
  • She was a grand example of kraft's theory of the artistic adjustment of nature.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • Upon the death of Esterhazy and the dispersion of his orchestra, kraft came with his son, now in his fourteenth year, to Vienna.

  • Our paths separated, and I saw kraft no more and Judkins seldom.

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  • The painter was a young scrub out of the West named kraft, who had a favourite food and a pet theory.

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British Dictionary definitions for kraft

kraft

/krɑːft/
noun
1.
strong wrapping paper, made from pulp processed with a sulphate solution
Word Origin
from German: force
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