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baseboard

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Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪsbɔːd
 
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Definition of baseboard in English:

noun

North American term for skirting.
Example sentences
  • He designed distinctive frames for the pictures and made sure the baseboards and crown moldings were painted to harmonize with the colored fabrics he used to cover the walls.
  • No baseboards, door frames, or other woodwork interrupt its plaster walls.
  • The trim can be used around windows and doors, for baseboards, crown moldings, and chair rails.

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