treillage

noun

treil·​lage tre-ˈyäzh How to pronounce treillage (audio)
: latticework for vines : trellis sense 1

Examples of treillage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When covered in treillage (painted in Nantucket Gray by Benjamin More, with the slightest hint of green), the structure takes on an extra element of ornamentation. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, 29 May 2020 The inspiration for the treillage actually came from Bunny Mellon's Manhattan townhouse. Barbara King, House Beautiful, 24 Mar. 2015 My thought was to impart the language of the Lyford Cay Club—which is much more Brighton Pavilion than a typical Caribbean Colonial house — with this amazing treillage. Barbara King, House Beautiful, 3 Nov. 2014

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Word History

Etymology

French, from Middle French, from treille vine arbor — more at trellis

First Known Use

1698, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of treillage was in 1698

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Cite this Entry

“Treillage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/treillage. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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