Also drywall .
an interior wall or partition finished in a dry material, usually in the form of prefabricated sheets or panels nailed to studs, as distinguished from one that is plastered.
a material, as wallboard or plasterboard, used for such a wall.
a masonry or stone wall laid up without mortar.
Other definitions for dry-wall (2 of 2)
to construct or renovate with dry wall: to dry-wall the interior of a house.
of, relating to, or having dry wall.
- drywaller, noun
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How to use dry wall in a sentence
Again, the dry wall that has fallen becomes saturated, and dissolves itself into soft mud.Mexico and its Religion | Robert A. Wilson
A dry wall needs very little foundation; two thin courses underground are quite enough.Wood and Garden | Gertrude Jekyll
This is some half a mile from Sker House, and a ragged dry wall makes the parish boundary, severing it from Sker-land.The Maid of Sker | Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Perhaps you neglected something Rhys expected done, of more consequence than a dry wall.'The Making of William Edwards | Mrs. G. Linnaeus Banks
Where the plant has found a home on a dry wall, however, it may be a very diminutive affair.How to Know the Ferns | S. Leonard Bastin