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oilpaper

[ oil-pey-per ]
/ ˈɔɪlˌpeɪ pər /

noun

a paper made waterproof and translucent by treatment with oil.

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Nearby words

oilfish, oilgas, oillet, oillionaire, oilman, oilpaper, oils, oilseed, oilskin, oilskins, oilspot glaze

Origin of oilpaper

First recorded in 1830–40; oil + paper
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