Definition of molding:
- A plane, or curved, narrow surface, either sunk or projecting, used for decoration by means of the lights and shades upon its surface. Moldings vary greatly in pattern, and are generally used in groups, the different members of each group projecting or retreating, one beyond another. See Cable, n., 3, and Crenelated molding, under Crenelate, v. t.
modeling, stamp, mildew, embellishment, perimeter, moulding, margin, mould, doorknob, doorplate, doorjamb, frame, modelling, miniature, mold, arch, edge, delimitation, border, doorstep, doorstop, casting, doorknocker, making, decoration, mockup, cardboard cut-out, cutaway, effigy, model, door, exploded, doorpost, doorbell, boundary line, mete, clay sculpture, borderline.
Inexperienced Eurie, who rarely had the family bread left on her hands, went to mixing it before getting baking tins ready, and Sallie left her dishes to attend to it, and dripped dish- water over them and the molding- board and on Eurie's clean apron, in such an unmistakable manner, that the annoyed young lady washed her hands of dough and dumped the whole pile of tins unceremoniously into the dish- water.- "The Chautauqua Girls At Home", Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden.
Kneeling by the fire was a young man molding bullets and passing them to his father, seated on a stool at a corner of the chimney, who threw them into a jar of water, taking them out again to even them with the handle of a knife.- "Strange True Stories of Louisiana", George Washington Cable.
- "The Million-Dollar Suitcase", Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry.