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Stapler used for wall covering (7)


I believe the answer is:


'wall covering' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'stapler used' is the wordplay.
'used' indicates an anagram.
'stapler' is an anagram of 'PLASTER'.

'for' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for plaster that I've seen before include "Substance for coating walls" , "One to cover wall, wound" , "Material applied to walls" , "Adhesive material" , "Cover for cut" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror.
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