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kraft

 (krăft)
n.
A tough, usually brown paper made from wood pulp treated with a solution of sodium sulfate, used chiefly for bags and wrapping paper.

[Short for Swedish kraftpapper : kraft, strength (from Old Swedish krapt) + papper, paper.]

kraft

(krɑːft)
n
strong wrapping paper, made from pulp processed with a sulphate solution
[from German: force]

kraft

(kræft, krɑft)

n.
a strong, usu. brown paper processed from wood pulp.
[1905–10; < German: literally, strength]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kraft - strong wrapping paper made from pulp processed with a sulfur solutionkraft - strong wrapping paper made from pulp processed with a sulfur solution
wrapping paper - a tough paper used for wrapping
Translations

kraft

, kraft paper
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The painter was a young scrub out of the West named Kraft, who had a favourite food and a pet theory.
Three years ago Kraft, Bill Judkins (a poet), and I took our meals at Cypher's, on Eighth Avenue.
It was Kraft who first voiced the fear that each of us must have held latently.
There is a certain fate hanging over Milly," said Kraft, "and if it overtakes her she is lost to Cypher's and to us.
It is this," said Kraft, punctuating in a puddle of spilled coffee with a stiff forefinger.
One day," concluded Kraft, solemnly, "there will come to Cypher's for a plate of beans a millionaire lumberman from Wisconsin, and he will marry Milly.
You'll take another whiskey and milk now," Kraft persuaded, with Satan's smile.
Then, when our ammunition was gone and the Klondiker, still somewhat sober, began to babble again of Milly, Kraft whispered into his ear such a polite, barbed insult relating to people who were miserly with their funds, that the miner crashed down handful after handful of silver and notes, calling for all the fluids in the world to drown the imputation.
Our paths separated, and I saw Kraft no more and Judkins seldom.
As a highly successful, award-winning scale marketing program in Canada, Kraft Hockeyville has awarded more than $1.
Kraft s CEO Irene Rosenfeld had to inject more cash into her bid and drop the number of new Kraft shares in the offer to win over Cadbury Chairman Roger Carr and mollify her top shareholder, billionaire investor Warren Buffett.
Roger Carr laid out his opposition to Kraft's unsolicited takeover attempt in an open letter to Kraft chief executive officer Irene Rosenfeld.