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wainscotPart of speech: Noun Part of speech: Verb Usage examples "wainscot":
- After he was gone I caused the girl to wash the wainscot of our parlour, which she did very well, which caused my wife and I good sport. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
- An age of decay, incoherence, and makeshift, varnish and gilding upon worm- eaten furniture, and mouldering wainscot, was that same Ancien Regime. - "The Ancien Regime", Charles Kingsley.
- My conductor, after having kicked with his heel for some time against the wainscot, began: So there's no legacy, friend, ha! - "The Adventures of Roderick Random", Tobias Smollett.