butcher paper


Definition of butcher paper 

: heavy brown or white paper used especially for wrapping meats

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Each group had a facilitator who kept the conversation on track and took notes on big pads of butcher paper on tall easels. Maria L. La Ganga, idahostatesman, "Memo to Mayor Bieter: Your growth-roundtable participants love Boise, not City Hall," 21 June 2018 The walls and ceilings of his room were taped with flowers made from colored butcher paper. Daniel Rafinejad, Longreads, "A Remarkable Child," 9 May 2018 Cuts of meat are wrapped in white butcher paper, with the name of the products and fun messages handwritten in black permanent marker. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "Best new meat shops, seafood markets in Phoenix bring fresh take on tradition," 30 Apr. 2018 Since placing black butcher paper on the floor of the iconic mission-era Alamo church in September 2016, Alamo officials have found that the pieces of walls are flaking off the walls daily, falling like dust. Scott Huddleston, San Antonio Express-News, "Alamo Plaza street closures to be debated this spring," 4 Apr. 2018 Neighbors gathered at the coffee shop and brought butcher paper and paints for the children, hula hoops, and drums. Susan Giampetroni, Philly.com, "Personal Journey: A year's adventure, with the kids, in a Costa Rica Cloud Forest," 16 Mar. 2018 During the recent club gathering, about a dozen students and five Herndon police officials crowded around to sign a piece of butcher paper fashioned to resemble an American flag. Washington Post, "They used to be afraid of police. Now, students ask: ‘Are they coming?’," 23 Jan. 2018 The keepers are wrapping the gifts in butcher paper and are using corn syrup to seal it, instead of tape or glue. Darcy Costello, The Courier-Journal, "Party with a polar bear! Qannik is turning 7 and Louisville Zoo wants to celebrate with you," 19 Jan. 2018 At an art or office supply store, find rolls of butcher paper, newsprint, or kraft paper — what brown shopping bags are made of. Cathy Rubin, Philly.com, "Ask Jennifer Adams: last-minute gift wrapping ideas," 14 Dec. 2017

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1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of butcher paper was in 1896

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