Plural: woodpanes

A flat block of wood for building construction, lining walls, making composite doors or gates, etc∙; wainscot; wooden panel.


Zippily disconnecting the shoe-plugged cables, he leapt behind the entrance gate's bottom woodpane. (Context: Dr∙ Barton is sitting in a little tombhouse, with electrically heated shoes on. At the sound of an approaching car, he must jump and hide behind the front door's lower part. Source: J∙ Okram - The Mystery of the Rammed Key.)

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