from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A wainscoted wall or walls; paneling.
- n. Material, such as wood, used for wainscoting.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of wainscotting.
- v. Alternative spelling of wainscotting.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or occupation of covering or lining with boards in panel.
- n. The material used to wainscot a house, or the wainscot as a whole; panelwork.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wainscot, or the material used for it.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a wainscoted wall (or wainscoted walls collectively)
- n. 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.
I would like to give the tile a "wainscoting" look.
Engineered composite marble may be used as finished accents such as wainscoting, chair rails and flat panels for walls.
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.