Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of wrapping.
  • n. wrapping material collectively

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The place stinks of Jamaican marijuana, the cash register area smells of fish, and the wastebasket is full of discarded wrappings from a first aid kit.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Tied or trussed like fowls or pigs, they were tumbled on the hard - packed earthen floor, beneath which, shallowly buried, lay the remains of ancient chiefs, while, overhead, in wrappings of grass mats, swung all that was left of several of Bashti's immediate predecessors, his father latest among them and so swinging for two full generations.

    Chapter 12

  • Tehei and Bihaura speeded their parting guests -- captive chickens, fishes dressed and swathed in wrappings of green leaves, great golden bunches of bananas, leafy baskets spilling over with oranges and limes, alligator pears (the butter-fruit, also called the avoca), huge baskets of yams, bunches of taro and cocoanuts, and last of all, large branches and trunks of trees -- firewood for the

    Chapter 12

  • I did well enough on getting home, till I dined; and then I got deadly cold, - and my Mother wrapped me in wrappings innumerable; I then fell asleep; then I awoke with my head and body all in a cramp

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • Half the village was told off to carry the presents with which Tehei and Bihaura speeded their parting guests — captive chickens, fishes dressed and swathed in wrappings of green leaves, great golden bunches of bananas, leafy baskets spilling over with oranges and limes, alligator pears (the butter fruit, also called the avoca), huge baskets of yams, bunches of taro and cocoanuts, and last of all, large branches and trunks of trees — firewood for the Snark.

    "The High Seat Of Abundance"

  • Tied or trussed like fowls or pigs, they were tumbled on the hard-packed earthen floor, beneath which, shallowly buried, lay the remains of ancient chiefs, while, overhead, in wrappings of grass mats, swung all that was left of several of Bashti’s immediate predecessors, his father latest among them and so swinging for two full generations.

    CHAPTER XII

  • My evening’s entertainment was dinner at Edinburgh Castle, which is a pub that serves fish & chips, delivered in paper wrappings from a little take-out place around the corner.

    Parade! and other fun things « Dyepot, Teapot

  • I would have to go on without my boots, but the wrappings were a safeguard I dared not relinquish.

    Dread Companion

  • Our wrappings are our bodies, but we do not begin to understand Theosophy if we think of body in the ordinary sense; our physical body is only one and that the coarsest of the seven veils, for there are seven here also, in which the true soul is enmeshed.

    Modern Religious Cults and Movements

  • "Inside the wrappings was a battered but full-sized human skeleton.

    The Grell Mystery

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