Definition of Skirtings

1. Noun. (plural of skirting) ¹



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Definition of Skirtings

1. skirting [n] - See also: skirting

Lexicographical Neighbors of Skirtings

skirt around
skirt chaser
skirt chasers
skirt flashing
skirt steak
skirted
skirter
skirters
skirting
skirting(a)
skirting-board
skirting-boards
skirting board
skirting boards
skirtings
skirtini
skirtinis
skirtless
skirtlike
skirts
skis
skister
skisters
skit
skitch
skitched
skitches
skitching

Literary usage of Skirtings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Advanced Building Construction: A Manual for Students by Henry Fidler (1892)
"The width of both skirtings may be equal, as in the illustration given. ... Skirtings are often formed in cement and moulded, but such constructions do not ..."

2. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"BASE-BOARDS, BASES, MOP-BOARDS AND Skirtings. In this country the board usually placed around the walls of rooms just above the floor is more commonly ..."

3. Quantities: A Text-book for Surveyors, in Tabulated Form, Explanatory of the by Banister Fletcher (1877)
"INSIDE WORK—HOW TO MEASURE — WINDOWS WINDOW BACK — PANELS — BOXING SHUTTERS Skirtings—DADOS—DOORS AND LININGS—STRINGS—BALUSTERS, HANDRAILS, ..."

4. Quantities: A Text-book for Surveyors, in Tabulated Form by Banister Fletcher, Herbert Phillips Fletcher (1888)
"Where the work has to be "cut in on both edges," that is, worked to a line as in the case of skirtings, &c., additional labour is involved, ..."

5. Practical Building Construction by John Parnell Allen (1897)
"... Door—Ledged and Braced Door—Framed and Braced Door— Framed and Ledged Door—Fanlights—Panelled Doors and Panelling—Door Casings —Dadoes—Skirtings. ..."

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