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wainscoting

[ weyn-skoh-ting, -skot-ing, -skuh-ting ]
/ ˈweɪn skoʊ tɪŋ, -skɒt ɪŋ, -skə tɪŋ /
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noun

paneling or woodwork with which rooms, hallways, etc., are wainscoted.
wainscots collectively.

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Also especially British, wain·scot·ting [weyn-skuh-ting, -skot-ing]. /ˈweɪn skə tɪŋ, -skɒt ɪŋ/.

Origin of wainscoting

First recorded in 1570–80; wainscot + -ing1
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