[ tref-ley ]
/ trɛfˈleɪ /
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of treflé
1715–25; < French, derivative of trefle trefoil
Words nearby treflé
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Example sentences from the Web for trefle
In England we paint the Clover on our cards and call it "clubs," while in France they have the same figure, but call it "trefle."The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare|Henry Nicholson Ellacombe