beadboard

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noun bead·board \ˈbēd-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of beadboard

  1. :  paneling that features decorative beading (see beading 1a) and that is used typically on walls (as for wainscoting) and ceilings The porch has a beadboard ceiling, paddle fan and recessed lighting, creating a comfortable retreat. — Allison Jones, Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky), 13 Aug. 2010

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First Known Use of beadboard

1987


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