wall hanging

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noun

a tapestry, carpet, or similar object hung against a wall as decoration; arras.

Nearby words

  1. wall brown,
  2. wall creeper,
  3. wall fern,
  4. wall fruit,
  5. wall game,
  6. wall knot,
  7. wall lizard,
  8. wall molding,
  9. wall mustard,
  10. wall of death

Origin of wall hanging

First recorded in 1895–1900

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Examples from the Web for wall hanging

  • A tiny tongue of flame caught the edge of a wall-hanging, ran up to the dry oaken rafters and speedily ignited them.

    Satan Sanderson|Hallie Erminie Rives