from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coarse paper laid on or under the metallic sheathing of ships, and used for other like purposes; lining-paper.
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To further aid in heat insulation we have glued to the inner face of the different panels a patented material composed of two layers of sheathing-paper inclosing a half-inch of hair-felt.
Tarred sheathing-paper answers the purpose very well.
To work, then, Mark and Bob went to put on the sheathing-paper and copper that had thus bountifully been provided for them, as soon as the seams were well payed.