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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Wooden panel used to line the walls of a room.

Usage examples (36)
  • The wainscot was painted a pleasing color of green to contrast with the rest of the wall.
  • Verb (used with object) : a room wainscoted in oak
  • The wainscot could be a wallpaper, like Lincrusta, or it could be wood.
  • Whether we may not, for the same use, manufacture divers things at home of more beauty and variety than wainscot, which is imported at such expense from Norway? for more
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