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wain·scot·ing

or wain·scot·ting  (wān′skə-tĭng, -skŏt′ĭng, -skō′tĭng)
n.
1. A wainscoted wall or walls; paneling.
2. Material, such as wood, used for wainscoting.
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wain•scot•ing

(ˈweɪn skoʊ tɪŋ, -skɒt ɪŋ, -skə tɪŋ)

n.
1. paneling or woodwork with which rooms, hallways, etc., are wainscoted.
2. wainscots collectively.
Also, esp. Brit.,wain′scot•ting.
[1570–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wainscoting - a wainscoted wall (or wainscoted walls collectively)wainscoting - a wainscoted wall (or wainscoted walls collectively)
wall - an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
2.wainscoting - wooden panels that can be used to line the walls of a roomwainscoting - wooden panels that can be used to line the walls of a room
panel - sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
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Translations

wainscot(t)ing

nTäfelung f
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wainscoting

wainscotting [ˈweɪnskətɪŋ] nperlinatura
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References in classic literature ?
A SILKEN-EARED Spaniel, who traced his descent from King Charles the Second of England, chanced to look into a mirror which was leaning against the wainscoting of a room on the ground floor of his mistress's house.
Eight mahogany chairs stood in a row against the white wainscoting. An old piano, standing beneath a barometer, was covered with a pyramid of old books and boxes.
The rooms on the two lower floors were imposing and spacious; with ceilings of great height, gilded wainscoting and various quaint little medallion pictures of shepherds and shepherdesses, and other fancies of the time of Madame de Sevigne.
Raoul, first disengaged, tore the burning wainscoting down, and threw it flaming into the chamber.
"Ah, ah!" said he, "it gets warm." Then, turning to his companion: "There is the signal," added he; and he immediately applied the burning brand to the wainscoting. Now, this cabaret of the Image-de-Notre-Dame was not a very newly-built house, and therefore did not require much entreating to take fire.
A mouse ran scuffling behind the wainscoting. There was a damp odour of mildew.
He unlocked a secret press that was in the wainscoting, a press in which he kept his own curious disguises, and put them into it.
Jim the Cab-horse found himself in possession of a large room with a green marble floor and carved marble wainscoting, which was so stately in its appearance that it would have awed anyone else.
"I wish you could see the wainscoting in that drawing-room, Joe!
Imagine a gracious Craftsman house, turn-of-the-century floral wallpaper and wainscoting proudly intact.
chair components, blanks, edge-glued panels, mouldings, wainscoting, shelving, plywood/MDF parts, rounds, solid & laminated squares, hand rails, legs, newel posts, tabletops, bases & wood edge banding blanks
"My motto is 'Pretty things taste better." Sweet Love's 1,500-SF store, located at 8210 Cantrell Road, features white wainscoting, light pink paint, stained wood countertops and a row of bistro tables for seating.