Skirting
Skirting Skirt"ing, n. 1. (Arch.) A skirting board. [R.] [1913 Webster]

2. Skirts, taken collectivelly; material for skirts. [1913 Webster]

{Skirting board}, the board running around a room on the wall next the floor; baseboard. [1913 Webster]


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  • skirting — (also skirting board) ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a wooden board running along the base of an interior wall …   English terms dictionary

  • skirting — index circuitous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • skirting — UK [ˈskɜː(r)tɪŋ] / US [ˈskɜrtɪŋ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms skirting : singular skirting plural skirtings 1) British a skirting board 2) something that covers the lower part of something such as a machine …   English dictionary

  • Skirting — Skirt Skirt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Skirted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Skirting}.] 1. To cover with a skirt; to surround. [1913 Webster] Skirted his loins and thighs with downy gold. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To border; to form the border or edge of; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skirting — noun Date: 1764 1. something that skirts: as a. border, edging b. chiefly British baseboard called also skirting board 2. fabric suitable for skirts …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • skirting — /skerr ting/, n. 1. fabric for making skirts. 2. Often, skirtings. low grade wool and foreign matter removed from the outer edges of fleece. 3. Also called skirting board. Brit. baseboard (def. 1). [1680 90; SKIRT + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • skirting — noun skirting board …   Wiktionary

  • skirting — (also skirting board) noun Brit. a wooden board running along the base of an interior wall …   English new terms dictionary

  • skirting — n. Skirting board …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • skirting — /ˈskɜtɪŋ / (say skerting) noun 1. material for making skirts. 2. a skirting board. 3. (plural) the trimmings or inferior parts of fleece …   Australian English dictionary

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