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silver paper

noun British.
  1. silver foil.
  2. tinfoil.
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Origin of silver paper

First recorded in 1810–20
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • "This is the picture," he said, unfolding it from some silver-paper in which it was carefully wrapped.

    Ralph Wilton's weird

    Mrs. Alexander

  • She then entered her carriage, which was made of silver-paper.

    Fairy Tales From all Nations

    Anthony R. Montalba

  • At first the two principal collections were silkworms and silver-paper.

    Sinister Street, vol. 1

    Compton Mackenzie

  • There were innumerable packages in silver-paper and pink ribands.

    Zuleika Dobson

    Max Beerbohm

  • The bottom is crocheted in worsted by the ordinary long stitch, and sewed to the silver-paper top piece under the satin ribbon.