verb (used with object)
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Origin of espalier
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Example sentences from the Web for espalier
A beautiful portion of Holland's glorious history affords the espalier, around which the tendrils of my narrative entwine.The Burgomaster's Wife, Complete|Georg Ebers
The apricot is a favorite tree for espalier training against walls and fences, in small yards, where it bears luxuriantly.
Trained as an espalier, with protection of straw or mats, it will do tolerably well throughout the Middle states.
The left arm being defended by the target has no espalier or pauldron, but only coude, vambraces, and gauntlets.Spanish Arms and Armour|Albert F. Calvert
A branch from Andreasens espalier, an apple branch of all things, thrust itself up across the opening.Egholm and his God|Johannes Buchholtz