wainscoting

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noun wain·scot·ing \-ˌskō-tiŋ, -ˌskä-, -skə-\

Definition of wainscoting

  1. 1 :  wainscot 2

  2. 2 :  material used to wainscot a surface

1580

First Known Use of wainscoting

1580

Variants of wainscoting

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wainscotting


WAINSCOTING Defined for English Language Learners

wainscoting

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noun wain·scot·ing \-ˌskō-tiŋ, -ˌskä-, -skə-\

Definition of wainscoting for English Language Learners

  • : wooden panels that cover the lower part of the walls of a room


WAINSCOTING Defined for Kids

wainscoting

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noun wain·scot·ing \ˈwān-ˌskō-tiŋ, -ˌskä-\

Definition of wainscoting for Students

Variants of wainscoting

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wainscotting

\ˈwān-ˌskō-tiŋ, -ˌskä-\

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