Definition of Wainscot

1. Noun. Panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall.

Exact synonyms: Dado
Generic synonyms: Panel
Group relationships: Wall



2. Noun. Wooden panels that can be used to line the walls of a room.
Exact synonyms: Wainscoting, Wainscotting
Generic synonyms: Panel

Definition of Wainscot

1. n. Oaken timber or boarding.

2. v. t. To line with boards or panelwork, or as if with panelwork; as, to wainscot a hall.

3. n. Oaken timber or boarding.

4. v. t. To line with boards or panelwork, or as if with panelwork; as, to wainscot a hall.

Definition of Wainscot

1. Noun. An area of wooden (especially oaken) panelling on the lower part of a room’s walls. ¹

2. Verb. To decorate a wall with a wainscot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wainscot

1. to line the walls of with wooden paneling [v -SCOTED, -SCOTING, -SCOTS, -SCOTTED, -SCOTTING, -SCOTS]

Medical Definition of Wainscot

1. 1. Oaken timber or boarding. "A wedge wainscot is fittest and most proper for cleaving of an oaken tree." (Urquhart) "Inclosed in a chest of wainscot." (J. Dart) 2. A wooden lining or boarding of the walls of apartments, usually made in panels. 3. Any one of numerous species of European moths of the family Leucanidae. They are reddish or yellowish, streaked or lined with black and white. Their larvae feed on grasses and sedges. Origin: OD. Waeghe-schot, D. Wagen-schot, a clapboard, fr. OD. Waeg, weeg, a wall (akin to AS. Wah; cf. Icel. Veggr) + schot a covering of boards (akin to E. Shot, shoot). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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