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Meaning of BASEBOARD

Pronunciation:  'beys`bowrd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor
 

BASEBOARD is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: mopboard, skirting board
 
 See Also: molding, moulding

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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