Definition of Paperhanging

1. Noun. The application of wallpaper.

Exact synonyms: Papering
Generic synonyms: Application, Coating, Covering
Derivative terms: Paper



Definition of Paperhanging

1. Noun. The trade of hanging wallpaper on walls ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paperhanging

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paperhanging

paperchase
paperclip
paperclips
papercraft
papercrafts
papercrete
papercut
papercuts
papered
paperer
paperers
papergirl
papergirls
paperhanger
paperhangers
paperhanging (current term)
paperhangings
paperhood
paperier
paperiest
paperiness
paperinesses
papering
paperings
paperknife
paperknives
paperless
paperless office
paperless offices
paperlessly

Literary usage of Paperhanging

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1. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the by Henry Fidler, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1889)
"paperhanging.—The points to be attended to in hanging wall papers have been mentioned in ... The ceilings should be finished before the paperhanging begins. ..."

2. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the by Henry Fidler, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1891)
"paperhanging. GLAZING. THE object of painting is to preserve the more perishable parts of a structure from the effects of the weather, heat, gases, etc. ..."

3. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the (1891)
"paperhanging. GLAZING. THE object of painting is to preserve the more perishable parts of a structure from the effects of the weather, heat, gases, etc. ..."

4. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1994-1995 by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement Painting and paperhanging are learned through apprenticeship or informal, on-the-job instruction. ..."

5. Decimal Classification and Relative Index for Libraries and Personal Use: In ...by Melvil Dewey by Melvil Dewey (1922)
"... fans 698 Painting Glazing paperhanging .1 Painting Oil .2 Distemper and fresco .3 Varnishing Polishing .4. Other modes of protection •5 Glazing For ..."

6. The Labour Gazette by Canada Dept. of Labour (1902)
"The fainting and paperhanging trades are very active, the former being somewhat hampered by a scarcity of hands, owing to the fact that many of the painters ..."

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