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noun Building Trades.

Also drywall .
  1. 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.
  2. a material, as wallboard or plasterboard, used for such a wall.
a masonry or stone wall laid up without mortar.

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Origin of dry wall

1770–80, for earlier sense

Definition for dry wall (2 of 2)

dry-wall
[ drahy-wawl ]
/ ˈdraɪˌwɔl /

verb (used with object)

to construct or renovate with dry wall: to dry-wall the interior of a house.

adjective

of, relating to, or having dry wall.

OTHER WORDS FROM dry-wall

drywaller, noun
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