can’t fight one’s way out of a paper bag
- Paper bag case
noun phrase An ugly woman (1980s+ Students)
noun 1. a shrub or tree, Acer griseum, native to China, cultivated for its attractive papery brownish bark.
[pey-per-bahrk] /ˈpeɪ pərˌbɑrk/ noun 1. . /ˈpeɪpəˌbɑːk/ noun 1. any of several Australian myrtaceous trees of the genus Melaleuca, esp M. quinquenervia, of swampy regions, having spear-shaped leaves and papery bark that can be peeled off in thin layers 2. the papery bark of any of these trees
noun 1. a North American birch, Betula papyrifera, having a tough bark and yielding a valuable wood: the state tree of New Hampshire.