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wrapping paper

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noun
  1. heavy paper used for wrapping packages, parcels, etc.
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Origin of wrapping paper

First recorded in 1760–70
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Examples from the Web for wrapping paper

Historical Examples

  • Everything he bought that day, therefore, was put into wrapping-paper.

    The Mystery of Murray Davenport

    Robert Neilson Stephens

  • Wrapping-paper may be piled on the floor beneath the large shelf.

  • This was the wrapping-paper of a ‘ski’ light, and had been left by one of us somewhere on the ice.

    Farthest North

    Fridtjof Nansen

  • I know the wrapping-paper, but they grew in bulk since I handled them.

    Contemporary One-Act Plays

    Sir James M. Barrie

  • Clear away the twine and wrapping-paper, and every suspicious circumstance.