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Definition of "paperhanging" []

  • The trade of hanging wallpaper on walls (noun)

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Use "paperhanging" in a sentence
  • "He was intimate with all the paperhanging in the house; saw things that no one else saw in the patterns; found out miniature tigers and lions running up the bedroom walls, and squinting faces leering in the squares and diamonds of the floor – cloth."
  • "He watched Joanna do plumbing repairs, and in Pickax he had supervised Pete Parrott's paperhanging and Mr. O'Dell's window washing and carpet cleaning, as well as Qwilleran's pecking on the typewriter."
  • ""Now, Taney, which is it to be, paperhanging or --," and James Harrison pointed to the button."