Meaning of SKIRTING in English



( -s )

Etymology: from gerund of skirt (II)

1. : something that skirts: as

a. : border , edging , enclosure ; specifically : skirt 3c

b. or skirting board Britain : baseboard

2. : fabric (as wool) suitable for skirts

3. skirtings plural : inferior or soiled wool trimmed from the edges of a fleece

4. : the act or process of one that skirts

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