baseboard

noun base·board \ -ˌbȯrd \

Definition of baseboard

: a board situated at or forming the base of something; specifically : a molding covering the joint of a wall and the adjoining floor

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First Known Use of baseboard

1598


BASEBOARD Defined for English Language Learners

baseboard

noun

Definition of baseboard for English Language Learners

  • : a narrow board along the bottom of a wall that covers the area where the wall meets the floor


BASEBOARD Defined for Kids

baseboard

noun base·board \ ˈbās-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of baseboard for Students

: a line of thin boards running along the bottom of the walls of a room


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