Skirting board
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • skirting board — skirting boards N VAR Skirting board or skirting is a narrow length of wood which goes along the bottom of a wall in a room and makes a border between the walls and the floor. [BRIT] (in AM, use baseboard) …   English dictionary

  • skirting board — also skirt|ing [ˈskə:tıŋ US ˈskə:r ] n [U and C] BrE a long narrow piece of wood that is fastened along the bottom of the walls in a room American Equivalent: baseboard …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • skirting board — skirting ,board noun count or uncount BRITISH a BASEBOARD …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • skirting board — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms skirting board : singular skirting board plural skirting boards British a narrow piece of wood fixed to the bottom of the walls in a room …   English dictionary

  • skirting-board — n. Washboard, skirting, mop board, surbase, baseboard …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • skirting board — /ˈskɜtɪŋ bɔd/ (say skerting bawd) noun 1. Also, skirting. a line of boarding protecting an interior wall next to the floor. 2. Also, skirting table. the table on which a fleece is skirted …   Australian English dictionary

  • skirting board — noun see skirting …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • skirting-board — skirˈting board noun The narrow board next to the floor round the walls of a room • • • Main Entry: ↑skirt …   Useful english dictionary

  • skirting board — noun A panel, normally made of wood, between the floor and the interior wall of a structure. Syn: baseboard …   Wiktionary

  • skirting-board — baseboard, panel (along the length of a wall) …   English contemporary dictionary

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