knotty pine

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Definition of knotty pine 

: pine wood that has a decorative distribution of knots and is used especially for interior finish

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The interior uses knotty pine paneling to provide a natural look, and the vinyl floor is easy to sweep out to keep clean. Megan Barber, Curbed, "DIY camper van cost just $18K to build," 13 Apr. 2018 It was made of knotty pine, and mother decorated it. WSJ, "Wanda Jackson Helped Put the Growl in Rockabilly," 19 Dec. 2017

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circa 1898, in the meaning defined above

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