kraft

noun, often attributive
\ ˈkräft , ˈkraft \

Definition of kraft 

: a strong paper or cardboard made from wood pulp produced from wood chips boiled in an alkaline solution containing sodium sulfate

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Yard waste must be placed in a 30-gallon kraft paper bag and not exceed 60 pounds, according to the release. Staff Report, Aurora Beacon-News, "Aurora spring yard waste collection extended by a week," 6 Apr. 2018 Yard waste must be placed in a 30-gallon kraft paper bag and not exceed 60 pounds. Staff Report, Aurora Beacon-News, "Yard waste collection begins soon in Aurora," 15 Mar. 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 Napkins: for a similar look, try the Grate Napkin Set in Begonia; westelm.com. Red-and-white paper, brown kraft paper, and gift tags: michaels.com. Southern Living, "Source Guide - July 2013," 11 June 2013 Set the coat-hook bases flat on the kraft paper in another area. Brett Bara, ELLE Decor, "The Hang of It," 5 July 2012 Red-and-white paper, brown kraft paper, and gift tags: michaels.com. Southern Living, "Source Guide - July 2013," 1 July 2013 But coil connoisseurs will insist on the Collector's Edition, an exact replica of the original stair-stepper, down to the kraft-paper box and gunmetal color (minus the propensity toward oxidation). Sarah Fallon, WIRED, "Spring Back: Slinky," 7 Nov. 2007

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First Known Use of kraft

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kraft

German, literally, strength, from Old High German — more at craft

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The first known use of kraft was in 1906

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