treillage

[ trey-lij; French tre-yazh ]
/ ˈtreɪ lɪdʒ; French trɛˈyaʒ /

noun

latticework; a lattice or trellis.

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Origin of treillage

1690–1700; <French, equivalent to treille vine-arbor, trellis (<Latin trichila; compare Medieval Latin trelia) + -age-age
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Example sentences from the Web for treillage

  • One shed shelters an entire semicircle of treillage, pure Louis XV., an exquisite example of a lost art.

    The Ways of Men|Eliot Gregory
  • Breakfasted with Gell in his Boschetto Gellio under a treillage of vines, and surrounded by fruits and flowers.

    The Greville Memoirs|Charles C. F. Greville
  • M. Blanc describes lace as a “treillage” or network, and says it is made in three ways.

    Needlework As Art|Marian Alford

British Dictionary definitions for treillage

treillage
/ (ˈtreɪlɪdʒ) /

noun

latticework; trellis

Word Origin for treillage

C17: from French, from Old French treille bower, from Latin trichila; see -age
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