I had, before I went to Richmond, lost a shilling behind the skirting board, so I thought that would be a good place to put it.
I kept the seal in my pocket until they came into the dining-room to show me the ring they had found behind the skirting board.
Fig. 48 is the end view of a kitchen table with drop leaf, showing the skirting board scribed to the solid side.
He ran right into the corner—gave a hard kick at the skirting board and made a rush for the door.
They began to gnaw the skirting board, and the sound of their sharp little teeth echoed through the room.