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  • n. Plural form of paperhanging.

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Examples

  • The courses include practical designs for manufactures, and the art of making patterns for prints, delaines, silks, paperhangings, carpets, oilcloth, etc., and the school is amply provided with pattern looms.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 446, July 19, 1884

  • The dingy paperhangings were replaced by airy muslins, showing a rose-coloured ground through their fanciful openwork; luxurious fauteuils, gilded wardrobes, full-length mirrors, a toilet-table tricked out with lace and ribbons; and glittering with an array of silver gewgaws and jewelled trinkets, -- all transformed the sick chamber of the simple man of science to a boudoir of death for the vain coquette.

    A Strange Story — Volume 07

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