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wainscot

wain·scot

wainscot

 
pronunciation:
weIn skt [or] weIn skat
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a paneling or lining, often of wood, covering an interior wall, esp. only the lower part of a wall.
definition 2: the lower part of an interior wall when different in paneling from the upper part.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: wainscoted, wainscoting, wainscots
definition: to panel or line (an interior wall or the like) with wainscoting.