Paper-hanging

paperhanging

[pey-per-hang-ing]
noun
1.
the activity or business of a paperhanger.
2.
paperhangings, Archaic. wallpaper.

Origin:
1685–95; paper + hanging

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paperhanging definition


  1. n.
    writing and spending bad checks. (Underworld.) : She was accused of paperhanging and didn't even know what the cops were talking about, so they let her go.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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