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silver paper

noun, British
Origin of silver paper
1810-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There were innumerable packages in silver-paper and pink ribands.

    Zuleika Dobson Max Beerbohm
  • "This is the picture," he said, unfolding it from some silver-paper in which it was carefully wrapped.

    Ralph Wilton's weird Mrs. Alexander
  • She then entered her carriage, which was made of silver-paper.

    Fairy Tales From all Nations Anthony R. Montalba
  • At first the two principal collections were silkworms and silver-paper.

    Sinister Street, vol. 1 Compton Mackenzie
  • The bottom is crocheted in worsted by the ordinary long stitch, and sewed to the silver-paper top piece under the satin ribbon.

  • Soon after she found a memento of herself—a little curl, wrapped in silver-paper, and marked with his own hand, "Olive's hair."

    Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • Quite silently he drew out something round and wrapped in a quantity of silver-paper, and unfolded this carefully.

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