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wall hanging

noun
1.
a tapestry, carpet, or similar object hung against a wall as decoration; arras.
Origin of wall hanging
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900
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  • Trigger saw her then, standing in a small half-opened door across the room, where a wall hanging had been folded away.

    Legacy James H Schmitz
  • Another section of wall hanging had folded aside, and a wide door stood open behind it.

    Legacy James H Schmitz
  • Better homes had wall hanging and cupboards displaying plate.

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