Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of tarpaper.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a heavy paper impregnated with tar and used as part of a roof for waterproofing

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Examples

  • A few yards down the road was a frame café sporting twin antique Coca-Cola disks on either end of a faded sign that said SAL’S and a crowing-cock weather vane atop a tar paper roof.

    Over the Edge

  • His dreary, wet Manchester sky above pelted my red-tiled and tar paper L.A. rooftops below, falling on a girl with a jet-black, slicked-back bob haircut, black eyeliner, pushup bra, denim jean shorts, fishnet tights, and ass-kicking Doc Martens.

    The Madonnas of Echo Park

  • The roof was tar paper and bald in several piaces, the windows framed by warped casements.

    Blood Test

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