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skirting

[skur-ting] /ˈskɜr tɪŋ/
noun
1.
fabric for making skirts.
2.
Often, skirtings. low-grade wool and foreign matter removed from the outer edges of fleece.
3.
Also called skirting board. British, baseboard (def 1).
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; skirt + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for skirtings

skirtings

/ˈskɜːtɪŋz/
plural noun
1.
ragged edges trimmed from the fleece of a sheep

skirting

/ˈskɜːtɪŋ/
noun
1.
a border, esp of wood or tiles, fixed round the base of an interior wall to protect it from kicks, dirt, etc
2.
material used or suitable for skirts
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