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wrapping paper

noun
1.
heavy paper used for wrapping packages, parcels, etc.
Origin of wrapping paper
1760-1770
1760-70
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  • Why may a paper manufacturer not combine paper bags and wrapping paper in one territory as well as another?

  • Say, you haven't got a cartwheel instead of this wrapping paper, have you?

    Free Air Sinclair Lewis
  • Of the nature or character of the wrapping paper you identified yesterday.

    Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • We have saved all the wrapping paper off the bundles, you know.

    The Box-Car Children Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • She hugged them close in her arms, every other minute peeping through the tear she had made in the wrapping–paper.

    Pappina, the Little Wanderer Katherine Wallace Davis
  • wrapping paper may be piled on the floor under the large shelf.

  • She made the welkin ring with her merry laugh, as she took the wrapping paper from a dusty bottle of claret.

    A Summer's Outing Carter H. Harrison

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