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wainscot

[′wānz·kət]
(building construction)
A decorative or protective panel installed over the lower portion of an interior partition or wall.

Wainscot

A protective or decorative facing applied to the lower portion of an interior partition or wall, such as wood paneling or other facing material.

wainscot

A decorative or protective facing, such as wood paneling, that is applied to the lower portion of an interior partition or wall. Also see falling wainscot.
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