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1. wainscot

noun. wooden panels that can be used to line the walls of a room.

Synonyms

  • wainscoting
  • wainscotting

Etymology

  • wagenschot (Middle Low German)

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2. wainscot

noun. panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall.

Synonyms

  • dado
  • wall

Etymology

  • wagenschot (Middle Low German)

Example sentences of the word wainscot


1. Adjective
If you plan to install the wallpaper border at wainscot height, you also need to take measurements from the bottom of the wall to the location on the wall where you plan to have the wallpaper border.

2. Verb, base form
Look at the wall you are going to wainscot and decide where you want the top of the wainscoting to fall.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Measure and mark the center of the wall length (not above the height of the wainscot paneling) and a wainscot panel using a tape measure and pencil.

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