Wainscot


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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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Hanson announced it had brokered a long-term lease for Wainscot at One Maynard Drive.
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Wainscot: Wood paneling used on interior walls, especially that which reaches partially up the walls.
It belongs to a sub-genre of fantasy which John Clute in The Encyclopedia of Fantasy labels "wainscot" fantasy; its precursors are texts such as Mary Norton's Borrowers tetralogy, Terry Pratchett's The Carpet People and Diana Wynne Jones' Power of Three.
A WAINSCOT wall panels make a room feel more cosy and they're great for hiding rough old plaster and pipework.
In vain yelps the wainscot mouse; In vain beats the hour; Vacant, his body must drowse Until daybreak flower -
It is a massive stone structure with handcarved wood railings, mantels, wainscot, and paneling inside.
Their portraits by Sir Godfrey Kneller were reduced to three - quarter length in order to accommodate them to the size of the clubroom wainscot. Hence, a three - quarter portrait is still called a kit - cat.
Using different colors on the top and bottom halves of a wall can create the look of wainscot, Gamble says.
The Bishop of Coventry Right Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth with (from left) former head teacher Mary Hoverd, Director of Education Linda Wainscot, Carol Weller head teacher September 09, current head teacher Maureen Pegg and Reverend Ian Kennedy.