Definitions

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  • n. A construction material made from expanded polystyrene.

Etymologies

bead +‎ board (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The spacious foyer, kitchen, informal dining area and family room flow together and are unified by color and traditional architectural details, such as beadboard wainscoting.

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  • Venetian plaster with a shiny look modeled after the bark of a silver birch tree replaced walls of white beadboard.

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  • The walls of white beadboard are gone, replaced with a Venetian plaster with a shiny look modeled after the bark of a silver birch tree.

    Filmmaker's Home, Take 2

  • Rose floral wallpaper above the wainscoting and beadboard.

    Spider Bones

  • I put up beadboard paneling like that on a wall in our house.

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  • Some of the special features that the Wahlers enhanced were a sleeping porch, a octagonal-shaped room with single-hung windows that dropped into the wall, to allow cool air to blow in during the night, and beadboard used on the porch and ceilings, which Robert Wahler described as wood with beads of detail which interlock like a wooden floor.

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  • So for upper cabinets, we hung some old cubbies from my kids 'school that closed down, which I painted green and trimmed with beadboard strips.

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  • They stripped the house of white paint to reveal the natural wood, added white beadboard to some walls, redid the master bathroom in marble and turned a bedroom into a walk-in closet.

    At Home in Suburbia

  • The couple stripped the house of white paint to reveal the natural wood, added white beadboard to some walls, redid the master bathroom in marble and turned a bedroom into a walk-in closet.

    The Real 'Housewives' House

  • Richard created a small mud room for the side entrance (previously you entered directly into the tiny old kitchen), with beadboard walls and a few eccentricities, such as a zinc-lined boot tray, to fool visitors into thinking it was original to the house.

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