noun Date: 15th century 1. that in which something is wrapped: as a. a tobacco leaf used for the outside covering especially of cigars b. (1) jacket 3c(1) (2) the paper cover of a book not bound in boards c. a paper wrapped around a newspaper or magazine in the mail 2. one that wraps 3. an article of clothing worn wrapped around the body

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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