from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A wainscoted wall or walls; paneling.
- noun Material, such as wood, used for wainscoting.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Wainscot, or the material used for it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The act or occupation of covering or lining with boards in panel.
- noun The material used to wainscot a house, or the wainscot as a whole; panelwork.
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- verb Alternative spelling of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a wainscoted wall (or wainscoted walls collectively)
- noun wooden panels that can be used to line the walls of a room
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One hall leading to gates outside to long-distance buses heading west to Kenosha, Wisconsin, and north to the Pole was decorated in the Greek Renaissance style and furnished with Italian tapestries, Japanese lanterns, medieval armors, and carved-walnut wainscoting from a French château.
It contains original details such as wainscoting, marble fireplaces and a grand marble and wrought-iron staircase.
Engineered composite marble may be used as finished accents such as wainscoting, chair rails and flat panels for walls.
I would like to give the tile a "wainscoting" look.
Outlets in the carpeted "wainscoting" right under the seats.
They have thrown torches or firebrands into the hall; and it is all our friends can do to keep the flame from catching the wainscoting, which is old and dry.”
They have thrown torches or firebrands into the hall; and it is all our friends can do to keep the flame from catching the wainscoting, which is old and dry. "
Its walls are V-groove board wainscoting two-thirds of the way up to the ceiling.
Lazarus stood just inside the door to the gatehouse, a ramshackle building empty save for a nest of mice whose droppings could be seen strewn across the dusty floors and piled in untidy heaps by the wainscoting.
The quiet, sharp-eyed servants had long since been sent to their attic bedchambers for the night to be replaced by the quieter, sharp-eyed mice who rustled the walls and wainscoting.