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Definitions of wainscot

  1. To line with boards or panelwork, or as if with panelwork; as, to wainscot a hall. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To face with boards or wooden panels. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To line with, or as if with, boards or panels. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To line with panels. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To line with boards; to line with different materials. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. To line with panelled boards, as a hall. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. wooden panel used to line the walls of a room Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. Any one of numerous species of European moths of the family Leucanidae. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A wooden facing around the walls of a room, hall, etc,. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. The panelled boards on the walls of apartments. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Panelled boards on the walls of apartments. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. A lining for the lower portion of inner walls, usually of paneled wood. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A wooden lining or boarding of walls, made in panels. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. The panelled timber-work lining the walls of a room. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for wainscot

  1. And they all asked him of his quest, and when they heard that it was to slay Gaznak, they all besought him to tarry among them, saying that Gaznak was immortal, save for Sacnoth, and also that they had need of a knight to protect them from the wolves that rushed round and round the wainscot all the night and sometimes broke in upon them through the mouldering oak. – The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories by Lord Dunsany
  2. After the dinner, the great strong man with the massive head, who can never make anything succeed, sits down to sleep alone beside the fire, his head leaning where for thirty years it had daily leaned, against the wainscot so that there was now a round spot upon it, completely devoid of varnish. – The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies by Walter Besant
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