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paperhanging

[pey-per-hang-ing]
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noun
  1. the activity or business of a paperhanger.
  2. paperhangings, Archaic. wallpaper.

Origin of paperhanging

First recorded in 1685–95; paper + hanging
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Historical Examples

  • Slyme was doing the paperhanging piecework--so much for each roll hung.

    The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

    Robert Tressell