Adjective "Wainscoted" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Wainscoted


    Definition:

    1. wood, especially oak and usually in the form of paneling, for lining interior walls.

    2. the lining itself, especially as covering the lower portion of a wall.

    3. a dado, especially of wood, lining an interior wall.

    4. British. oak of superior quality and cut, imported from the Baltic countries for fine woodwork. verb (used with object), wainscoted, wainscoting or (especially British) wainscotted, wainscotting.

    5. to line the walls of (a room, hallway, etc.) with or as if with wo

    Origin:
    wainscot

    Examples:

    "walls can be wainscoted."