Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of paperweight.

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Examples

  • While the replicas are described as "paperweights," the official website notes that they can be used as key-holders or worn as accessories.

    Anime News Network

  • Beginners will get an introduction to basic glassblowing and will make two to four pieces such as paperweights, ornaments and vessels.

    PNJ - News

  • Because Fancy and her sister slept in the sleeping porch at the back of the house, a room with screens instead of proper walls, they relied on numerous paperweights to keep their papers from scattering in the constant breeze.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • Unique paperweights for example, a frog prince for a storybook wedding

    My Fair Wedding

  • I walked down aisle B, to where Johnny and his sledgehammer stood behind a display of silver crosses and Holy Ghost paperweights.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • Buried alive in those collections, I bought the house next door to mine and started to collect other things, like spoons, crystal vases, glass fruit, cupboards, paperweights, and silver picture frames.

    Roseanne Archy

  • These sushi dishes/spoon rests/soap dishes/paperweights make good test tiles that are also useful.

    Kater’s Art » 2009 » February

  • With thousands of pieces of equipment donated every year and limited capacity to understand its operation, the generous gifts quickly become thousand-pound paperweights and unceremoniously grace the junkyards of hospitals.

    Muhammad H. Zaman: Engineering a Healthy Tomorrow for the Poorest Billion

  • At the event, which raised about $10,000, the organization sold decoupage paperweights that artist John Derian made with some of the club's young members.

    Crafting a Teen Clubhouse

  • On the schoolroom table Anthony had spread out an unfinished map of street alterations in Dijon, four paperweights holding it in place, his inks and pens in orderly rows beside it.

    William Trevor | An Idyll in Winter

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