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wrapping paper (countable and uncountable, plural wrapping papers)

  1. Paper used for wrapping parcels (in this case, often brown) or presents (in this case, often colourful/colorful and decorative).
    • 1940 December, “ADDRESS IT CLEARLY”, in Railway Magazine, page iv, advertisement by the British Railways:
      Difficulties are arising from the use of wrapping paper from which the old addresses have not been removed. Clearly addressed labels will help the Railways to deliver your parcels quickly.

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