butcher paper


Definition of butcher paper

: heavy brown or white paper used especially for wrapping meats

Examples of butcher paper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wrap the brisket in unwaxed butcher paper and return to the smoker. San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Sep. 2021 The next day, in Portland, long rolls of butcher paper stretched across Pioneer Courthouse Square. oregonlive, 5 Sep. 2021 Behind the house, on a stone porch that opened onto a green postage-stamp lawn, Herrera pulled out a rectangle of brown butcher paper, flattened it on a table, and laid out all the vaccination materials. Atul Gawande, The New Yorker, 23 Aug. 2021 In the dining area of a local grocery store, the furniture has been cleared to make room for a semicircle of folding tables covered in tan butcher paper. Caroleine James, The Salt Lake Tribune, 30 June 2021 The boils also come with a metal bucket for discarded crab bits and both had butcher paper table cloths where the servers wrote their names and your order in permanent marker. Dennis Pillion | Dpillion@al.com, al, 29 Apr. 2021 Seafood, potatoes, and corn all cook together, and food is eaten by hand over butcher paper or newspaper. Whitney Otawka, Country Living, 17 Mar. 2021 Already, more than 10 businesses have closed for good, their bright storefronts covered with butcher paper. Ryan Kost, San Francisco Chronicle, 4 Mar. 2021 The storefront is known for its row of clerestory windows showcasing radical political messages, all hand-painted by Ferlinghetti on butcher paper. Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle, 23 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of butcher paper

1896, in the meaning defined above

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“Butcher paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butcher%20paper. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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