Wainscoted
Wainscot Wain"scot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wainscoted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wainscoting}.] To line with boards or panelwork, or as if with panelwork; as, to wainscot a hall. [1913 Webster]

Music soundeth better in chambers wainscoted than hanged. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The other is wainscoted with looking-glass. --Addison. [1913 Webster]


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  • wainscoted — adj. decorated with wainscot, having wooden paneling wain·scot || weɪnskÉ™t n. wood panel or lining on the walls of room; design or covering that only decorates the bottom half of a wall v. cover walls of room with wooden panels, cover with… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wainscoted — adjective fitted or decorated with panels or wainscoting (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑paneled • Similar to: ↑adorned, ↑decorated * * * adjective see wainscot III, 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • paneled wainscoted — decorated decorated adj. having decorations. [Narrower terms: {beaded, beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, bespangled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly}; {bedaubed}; {bespectacled, monocled, spectacled}; {braided}; {brocaded,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wainscot — Wain scot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wainscoted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wainscoting}.] To line with boards or panelwork, or as if with panelwork; as, to wainscot a hall. [1913 Webster] Music soundeth better in chambers wainscoted than hanged. Bacon. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wainscoting — Wainscot Wain scot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wainscoted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wainscoting}.] To line with boards or panelwork, or as if with panelwork; as, to wainscot a hall. [1913 Webster] Music soundeth better in chambers wainscoted than hanged.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dyker Heights, Brooklyn — Dyker Heights The Saitta House, an original Dyker Heights home Nickname(s): Dyker Motto: The Handsomest Suburb in Greater New York …   Wikipedia

  • wainscot — /wayn skeuht, skot, skoht/, n., v., wainscoted, wainscoting or (esp. Brit.) wainscotted, wainscotting. n. 1. wood, esp. oak and usually in the form of paneling, for lining interior walls. 2. the lining itself, esp. as covering the lower portion… …   Universalium

  • wainscot — /ˈweɪnskət / (say waynskuht), / koʊt/ (say koht) noun 1. oak or other wood, usually in panels, serving to line the walls of a room, etc. 2. a dado, or a facing of any material on interior walls, etc. 3. the lower portion of a wall surfaced in a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • wainscotting — noun 1. a wainscoted wall (or wainscoted walls collectively) • Syn: ↑wainscoting • Hypernyms: ↑wall 2. wooden panels that can be used to line the walls of a room • Syn: ↑wainscot, ↑wainscoting …   Useful english dictionary

  • beaded beady bejeweled bejewelled bespangled gemmed jeweled jewelled sequined spangled spangly — decorated decorated adj. having decorations. [Narrower terms: {beaded, beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, bespangled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly}; {bedaubed}; {bespectacled, monocled, spectacled}; {braided}; {brocaded,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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