Definition of Skirting board

1. Noun. A molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor.

Exact synonyms: Baseboard, Mopboard
Generic synonyms: Molding, Moulding



Definition of Skirting board

1. Noun. (UK finish carpentry interior decorating) A panel, normally made of wood, between the floor and the interior wall of a structure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Skirting board

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Л pair uf strung compassé», such as are used by the carpenter, is taken, and opened to the greatest distance the lower edge of the skirting board is from ..."

2. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"A joint such as that formed by the skirting-board at the corner of a room ; the pieces are cut at a certain angle (eg 45°) so as to match when put together. ..."

3. Inside Finishing by Charles Albert King (1912)
"it is, that the seasoning of the building and of the skirting board will cause the joints ... It is a nice piece of work to fit the wall skirting board to ..."

4. Inside Finishing by Charles Albert King (1912)
"it is, that the seasoning of the building and of the skirting board will cause ... It is a nice piece of work to fit the wall skirting board to the steps, ..."

5. Treatise on Architecture, Including the Arts of Construction, Building by William Hosking, Arthur Ashpitel, Thomas Tredgold, Thomas Young, John Robinson (1867)
"The reason why the skirting board is not brought to a width is, that the labour would be lost according to the ordinary mode of ..."

6. The Chronicles of Crime: Or The New Newgate Calendar. Being a Series of by Camden Pelham (1886)
"Some appearances were observed on the mortar and on the skirting-board- of the room, which induced a police-officer to remove them. He examined the floor, ..."

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