treil·​lage | \ tre-ˈyäzh How to pronounce treillage (audio) \

Definition of treillage

: 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, "Nina Nash Long, Don Easterling, and Brandon Ingram Transform a Drab Lot Into a Backyard Oasis," 29 May 2020 The inspiration for the treillage actually came from Bunny Mellon's Manhattan townhouse. Barbara King, House Beautiful, "Cathy Kincaid on Decorating a Traditional Dallas House," 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, "Amanda Lindroth on Decorating an Old-Fashioned House with Island Spririt," 3 Nov. 2014

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First Known Use of treillage

1698, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for treillage

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

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“Treillage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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