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Definitions of trellis

  1. To provide with a lattice for vines; interlace. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. train on a trellis, as of a vine Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. To furnish with a lattice or open framework. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. A kind of wood or metal network or lattice, making a wall or roof for climbing vines. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A structure of cross barred or lattice work, for supporting plants, etc. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Barred or latticed structure for supporting plants, &c. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. A grating or lattice as for a climbing plant. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A structure or frame of cross-barred work, used for screens, for the supporting of plants, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for trellis

  1. Allow a vine to run up trellis work in the rear of the house, and over the roof of a wing, or rear- part, raised two feet above the roof, supported by a rack. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  2. This interval is guarded by a strong trellis work, so that when the fort door is shut the building is rendered perfectly secure against any native attack. – On the Equator by Harry de Windt
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