verb (used with object), wain·scot·ed, wain·scot·ing or (especially British) wain·scot·ted, wain·scot·ting.
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Origin of wainscot
OTHER WORDS FROM wainscotun·wain·scot·ed, adjectiveun·wain·scot·ted, adjective
Words nearby wainscot
Example sentences from the Web for wainscot
The shadowI saw the shadow of a woman, in a cloak and bonnet, pass along the wainscot like a breath!Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
Panels and a wainscot of pine wood left in its natural state without decoration covered the walls.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
He crouched together, brushing on the wainscot, and made a dart like a serpent, striking for the door.Tales and Fantasies|Robert Louis Stevenson
And with a crayon he made drawings on the wainscot of the room.Art in England|Dutton Cook
The carpet was of a biscuit colour and covered the room flush to the wainscot.The Daffodil Mystery|Edgar Wallace