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skirting

Syllabification: skirt·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈskərdiNG
 
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(also skirting board)

Definition of skirting in English:

noun

chiefly British
A baseboard.
Example sentences
  • All glass framing is let into the structure and there are no architraves or skirtings.
  • Remove one panel of skirting from each corner; this usually works if the skunk is living above the ground or in articles stored under the trailer.
  • If you prefer, lattice or other style panels may be use to match the skirting on the porch.

Words that rhyme with skirting

disconcerting, shirting

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