wainscotting
noun see wainscoting

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  • wainscotting — wainscot ► NOUN ▪ an area of wooden panelling on the lower part of the walls of a room. ► VERB (wainscoted, wainscoting or wainscotted, wainscotting) ▪ line (a room or wall) with wooden panelling. DERIVATIVES wainscoting (also …   English terms dictionary

  • wainscotting — noun /ˈweɪnskɒtɪŋ/ Wooden (especially oaken) panelling on the lower part of a room’s walls. The giggles got louder and ran around the corners of the room like rats behind the wainscotting. Syn: wainscot …   Wiktionary

  • wainscotting — 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 decorative panels …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wainscotting — wain·scot·ting …   English syllables

  • 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

  • Wainscot (fiction) — Wainscot is an academic term used in English literature studies, first coined by The Encyclopedia of Fantasy in 1997. [cite web|url=http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G1 107896944.html| title= Wizards and wainscots: generic structures and genre… …   Wikipedia

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  • wainscot — ► NOUN ▪ an area of wooden panelling on the lower part of the walls of a room. ► VERB (wainscoted, wainscoting or wainscotted, wainscotting) ▪ line (a room or wall) with wooden panelling. DERIVATIVES wainscoting (also …   English terms dictionary

  • wainscoting — wainscot ► NOUN ▪ an area of wooden panelling on the lower part of the walls of a room. ► VERB (wainscoted, wainscoting or wainscotted, wainscotting) ▪ line (a room or wall) with wooden panelling. DERIVATIVES wainscoting (also …   English terms dictionary

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