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wainscot

General Crossword Questions for “wainscot”

  • Panelling for cart that attracts tax
  • Lining of a wood-panelled wall
  • Wooden wall lining

Encyclopedia

  • Wainscot or wainscoting (pronounced UK: /ˈweɪnskət/, US: /ˈweɪnskɒt/, us dict: wān′·skət, wān′·skŏt) is a paneling style applied to the lower 3' (900mm) to 5' (1500mm) of an interior wall, below the dado rail or chair rail and above the baseboard or skirting board. — “Panelling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Wainscot societies may seek to hide this information from outsiders, or they may be disbelieved due to ignorance, conspiracies, or consensus reality. Wainscot stories involve hidden parts of the familiar, mundane world. — “Wainscot (fiction) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Look up wainscot in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Wainscot is a panelling style applied to the lower 900mm to 1500mm of an interior wall. Wainscot may also refer to: Shoulder-striped Wainscot, a moth that has a thick black basal streak. — “Wainscot (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • There were engraved portraits of Lord Chancellors and other celebrated lawyers of the last century; and there were old pier-glasses to reflect them, as well as the little satin-wood tables and the sofas resembling a prolongation of uneasy chairs, all standing in relief against the dark wainscot This was the physiognomy of the drawing-room into which Lydgate was shown; and there were three ladies to receive him, who were also old-fashioned, and of a faded but genuine respectability: Mrs. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • "Silence, silence, begone!" said Kitty. "There is nothing but a wainscot between my chamber and Milady's; every word that is uttered in one can be heard in the other." — “The Three Musketeers” by Alexandre Dumas
  • Slop, in whose behalf the wish was made, his right of returning it; but perceiving, I say, that he was confounded, and continued looking with that perplexed vacuity of eye which puzzled souls generally stare with–first in my uncle Toby's face–then in his–then up–then down–then east–east and by east, and so on,–coasting it along by the plinth of the wainscot till he had got to the opposite point of the compass,–and that he had actually begun to count the brass nails upon the arm of his chair,–my father thought there was no time to be lost with my uncle Toby, so took up the discourse as follows. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne
  • There were the pencilled marks and memorandums on the wainscot by the window. — “Emma” by Jane Austen

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