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The rooms throughout were low, and for the most part long and narrow, with large wide fire-places and deep wainscotings.
THE WAY WE LIVE NOWANTHONY TROLLOPE
The wainscotings cracked under the pressure of people against them.
The damp in some rooms, and the rats in others, have almost destroyed the wainscotings.
THE DEAD SECRETWILKIE COLLINS
If moldings and wash-boards or wainscotings are wiped off with a damp cloth, one fruitful source of dust will be avoided.
She gazed appreciatively at the high ceiling and the shining oak wainscotings of the wide corridor through which she was passing.
I had a mental vision of her interior decorations—all fumed-oak wainscotings and buff-leather hangings.
EUROPE REVISEDIRVIN S. COBB
The lady was very particular about the scouring of wainscotings and doors.
MARY, MARYJAMES STEPHENS
In the beautiful halls of Rosewell richly carved mahogany wainscotings and capitals abounded.
PATRICIAN AND PLEBEIANTHOMAS J. WERTENBAKER

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