paperhanging

noun

pa·​per·​hang·​ing ˈpā-pər-ˌhaŋ-iŋ How to pronounce paperhanging (audio)
: the act of applying wallpaper

Word History

First Known Use

1799, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of paperhanging was in 1799

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Cite this Entry

“Paperhanging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paperhanging. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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