paperhanging
paperhanging pa"per*hang`ing (p[=a]"p[~e]r*h[a^][ng]`[i^]ng), n. The application of wallpaper to walls for decorative purposes.

Syn: papering. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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