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wainscot

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noun wain·scot \ˈwān-skət, -ˌskōt, -ˌskät\

Definition of wainscot

  1. 1 British :  a fine grade of oak imported for woodwork

  2. 2 a (1) :  a usually paneled wooden lining of an interior wall (2) :  a lining of an interior wall irrespective of material b :  the lower three or four feet (about one meter) of an interior wall when finished differently from the remainder of the wall




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wainscot

verb wain·scot

Definition of wainscot

wainscot·ed or wainscot·tedwainscot·ing or wainscot·ting

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to line with or as if with boards or paneling



1570

First Known Use of wainscot

1570

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