paperhanging definition

  • noun:
    • The trade of holding wallpaper on walls
    • the use of wallpaper to walls for decorative functions.
    • The operation of fixing wall-papers or paper-hangings to walls.
    • plural Paper, either plain or variously ornamented, utilized for covering and adorning the wall space of areas, etc.: so called simply because they form an alternative for the earlier hangings of cloth or tapestry.
    • the effective use of wallpaper

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