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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The application of decorative wall coverings

Usage examples (7)
  • 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...
  • "Now, Taney, which is it to be, paperhanging or --," and James Harrison pointed to the button.
  • My plasterers and plumbers are gone; and my bricklayers and carpenters going; and I have now only painting and paperhanging to endure for a week or two longer. ...
  • He undertook painting, glazing, paperhanging, and even tiling roofs, and I can remember his running about for three days to find tilers for the sake of a paltry job. for more
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