paperhanging

[ pey-per-hang-ing ]
/ ˈpeɪ pərˌhæŋ ɪŋ /
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noun

the activity or business of a paperhanger.
paperhangings, Archaic. wallpaper.

Nearby words

  1. paperboy,
  2. paperclip,
  3. paperer,
  4. papergirl,
  5. paperhanger,
  6. paperknife,
  7. paperless,
  8. papermaker,
  9. paperperson,
  10. paperweight

Origin of paperhanging

First recorded in 1685–95; paper + hanging

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