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a skirting made of woodUS and Canadian name: baseboard US name: mopboard
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby skirting board
skirret, skirt, skirt chaser, skirter, skirting, skirting board, skirtings, skirt steak, ski run, ski stick, ski suit
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How to use skirting board in a sentence
Fig. 48 is the end view of a kitchen table with drop leaf, showing the skirting board scribed to the solid side.Woodwork Joints|William Fairham
They began to gnaw the skirting board, and the sound of their sharp little teeth echoed through the room.A Patriotic Schoolgirl|Angela Brazil
We saw the skirting-board on which the fleece is laid out, the locks clipped and rolled up.Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water|Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent
There was a heavy tread, with the kick of a boot against stair or skirting-board; and then came noisy steps along the landing.A Child of the Jago|Arthur Morrison
Anna Maria went down by way of the skirting-board and a window shutter to the kitchen to steal the dough.The Tale of Samuel Whiskers|Beatrix Potter