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paperhanging

[pey-per-hang-ing] /ˈpeɪ pərˌhæŋ ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the activity or business of a paperhanger.
2.
paperhangings, Archaic. wallpaper.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; paper + hanging
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  • paperhanging basics: lean how to make wallcovering a room a simple project for one weekend.

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