Definition of wainscot

Common misspellings:
  • wainscott (50.0%)
  • wainscoat (33.3%)
  • wainscote (8.3%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
Examples of usage:
  1. Not a wainscot was painted - The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay

  2. It is an old English word and means overlaid or lined with wood wainscot or plank either roof sides or floor - The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan

  3. The deep cornice showing dentation affords a correct finish to the soft toned hangings which divide it from the wainscot - Historic Homes by Mary H. Northend