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wain·scot / ˈwānˌskōt; -skət; -ˌskät/ • n. [in sing.] an area of wooden paneling on the lower part of the walls of a room. ∎  Brit., hist. imported oak of fine quality, used mainly to make paneling. • v. (-scot·ed , -scot·ing or -scot·ted, -scot·ting) [tr.] line (a room or wall) with wooden paneling.

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wain·scot·ing / ˈwānˌskōting; -ˌskä-/ (also wain·scot·ting) • n. wooden paneling that lines the lower part of the walls of a room. ∎  material for such paneling.

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wainscot

wainscot superior oak boarding imported from the Continent XIV; panelling of wood XVI. — MLG. wagenschot, presumably f. wagen WAGGON + schot (?) boarding planking.

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wainscot.
1. Fine oak panel-work for walls.

2. Timber dado (USA).

3. Panelled box-pews.

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