Origin: ME waynescote < MDu wagenschot, wainscot, as if < wagen (see wain), but prob. < base akin to OS weg, OE wag, wall, orig. woven work (< IE base *wei- > withe) + schot, a board, pale, prob. < or akin to Frank *skot-, a sprout: for IE base see shoot
See wainscot in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Middle Dutch waghenscot
Origin: : perhaps waghen, wagen, wagon (from the quality of wood used for carriagework); see Wagon
Origin: + scot, partition; see skeud- in Indo-European roots.
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