1. paper that has been made translucent and waterproof by soaking in oil
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How To Use oilpaper In A Sentence

  • The army or SS was using this place as an assembly station taking the guns from the crates, ripping off the oilpaper wrapping and cleaning off the creosote, which had been smeared on to prevent rusting. Garden of Beasts
  • When it comes to the eye-catching "straw rooftop", Shigeru Ban revealed that the inspiration comes from a Chinese bamboo hat, made of bamboo and pasted with oilpaper that he bought seven years ago.
  • Instead, we had two grease-soaked pancakes with a thick slab of fatty grizzly bear meat in between, wrapped in the oilpaper that people used back then. Hemingway on Hunting
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