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  • adj. Alternative spelling of wainscotted.
  • v. Alternative spelling of wainscotted.

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  • adj. fitted or decorated with panels or wainscoting


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  • Compare a similar repetition in 1Sa 25: 24; Zec 7: 5. ceiled -- rather, "wainscoted," or "paneled," referring to the walls as well as the ceilings; furnished not only with comfort but luxury, in sad contrast to God's house not merely unadorned, but the very walls not raised above the foundations.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • But what the evening as a whole offers is a dual portrait of the sadness beneath the wainscoted traditions of public-school life.

    South Downs/The Browning Version – review

  • Tom Seymour had her backed up against the wainscoted wall, one hand flat against the surface on either side of her shoulders.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • The novelty and uneasiness soon wore off, though, as they usually did with all but the most ingratiating guests, and soon they were struck by the more bizarre presence here: a wainscoted, crown-molded parlor chockablock with equipment that a crime scene unit in a medium-sized town might envy.

    The Burning Wire

  • When we first moved here, he put in a new roof, wainscoted the walls of our bedroom, restored an antique cedar chest and a huge oak table.

    Knowing Jesse

  • Diamond file, tugged at the hem of her waist-cinching bouclé jacket, and strode down the wainscoted halls of Hallingby and Hallingby.

    One Flight Up

  • The walls were wainscoted to half height in matched, colored marble.

    The Dressmaker

  • There was also a constant stream of guests, white and Indian, at his dining room, a formal place with wainscoted and wallpapered walls, a molded tin ceiling, and a dinner table that would seat twelve comfortably.37 Quanah laid a splendid table.


  • The walls were wainscoted in vintage South American silk wood, now almost extinct.

    The Black Madonna

  • Hands shot up around the large wainscoted bowl of a lecture hall.

    Randall Robinson: The Big Lie


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  • In her dark wainscoted room

    The first works problems on

    A mathematical machine.

    from "Two Sisters of Persephone," by Sylvia Plath

    April 14, 2008