Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of paperer.

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Examples

  • Silver Studios burgundy Art Nouveau, Flaming Tulips, as fresh as the day the paperers had come from London.

    Kate Morton Ebook Collection

  • Then she turned her attention to the paperers, who were so much amused with the child's cleverness that they showed her how to match, trim and hang paper, and in every room they good-naturedly let her paste up some piece of the decoration, so she felt that the house was truly hers, and never lost her affection for it in any of her later wanderings or changes of residence.

    Ten American Girls From History

  • The front of the house soon lost its careworn appearance; the walks laid aside their weeds, and shone with a lively surface of fresh gravel; the shutters ceased to exclude the daylight; while painters and paperers, masons and carpenters, decorators and upholsterers soon brought the interior of the dwelling into a becoming state of beauty, order, and comfort.

    Working in the Shade Lowly Sowing brings Glorious Reaping

  • But it was decided he was too costly even so, and they were going back to the company paperers — perhaps their work would stick better next time.

    Working With the Working Woman

  • The plasterers were hindered; the painters misunderstood orders; the paperers have defalcated, and the universe generally comes to a pause.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 57, July, 1862

  • On account of baby bein 'so little, and Leo's cough, and the paperers bein' upstairs, -- and all!

    Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby

  • If they were to live there, would this thing fit -- would that thing fit -- why not see paperers at once, why not look at stoves?

    Saturday's Child

  • The painters and paperers were still at work, which caused so intolerable a smell that I feared His Majesty would be made ill by it.

    The Ruin of a Princess

  • Laiage gave the paperers and painters her opinion of their incompetence.

    Lalage's Lovers

  • I also suffered great inconvenience from the paperers and painters who came down from Dublin in large numbers and pervaded my favourite rooms.

    Lalage's Lovers

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