skirting

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noun skirt·ing \ˈskər-tiŋ\

Definition of skirting

  1. 1 :  something that skirts: such asa :  border, edgingb chiefly British :  baseboard —called also skirting board

  2. 2 :  fabric suitable for skirts

Examples of skirting in a sentence

  1. <the skirting on the saddle was a slightly darker shade of leather>

1764

First Known Use of skirting

1764

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