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  • Benny pretended to scratch his ankle, but then he moved his sneaker, and there were four packs of Zombie Cards in a neat stack, the waxed-paper wrappers still sealed.

    Rot & Ruin

  • THE SWELL TIMES CafĂ© on South Beach sold scoops of ice cream in waxed-paper cups.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • He half walked, half carried the asura back up the hill, where he dug through his pack filled with waxed-paper wrappings, finally producing a reddish philter.

    Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

  • Looking down, she saw that shed crushed the empty waxed-paper cup she was holding into an unrecognizable ball.

    City of Ashes

  • Place white layer on top of green layer, waxed-paper side up; remove waxed paper.

    Christmas Cookies

  • The permissory note, a little black wristband, was the waxed-paper variety usually seen in neon rainbows up the arms of college kids in Cancun.

    Talking About Money with the Social Set: Claire Howorth

  • Nobody local goes to that place to pay 4 euros for a cup of watery coffee served in a waxed-paper bucket.

    What does it take to get a real cup around here?

  • That night, Evan returned to the table bearing a waxed-paper bag.

    Goodnight Nobody

  • Big waxed-paper bags, probably thirty pounds to a bag.

    Echo Burning

  • Big waxed-paper bags, from some specialist feed supplier up in San Angelo.

    Echo Burning

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