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baseboard


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Baseboard  \Base"board\,  n.  (Arch.) 
  A  board,  or  other  woodwork,  carried  round  the  walls  of  a  room 
  and  touching  the  floor,  to  form  a  base  and  protect  the 
  plastering;  --  also  called  washboard  (in  England),  mopboard, 
  and  scrubboard. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  baseboard 
  n  :  a  molding  covering  the  joint  formed  by  a  wall  and  the  floor 
  [syn:  {mopboard},  {skirting  board}] 




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