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Latticework, especially a trellis for a vine.
[French, from Old French treille, bower supported by trelliswork, from Latin trichila, bower, arbor.]
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[C17: from French, from Old French treille bower, from Latin trichila; see -age]
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treil•lage(ˈtreɪ lɪdʒ; Fr. trɛˈyaʒ)
latticework; a lattice or trellis.
[1690–1700; < French treille vine-arbor, trellis < Latin trichila]
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Treillagelatticework or grille, hence, treillage of vines, 1830.
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|Noun||1.||treillage - latticework used to support climbing plants|
espalier - a trellis on which ornamental shrub or fruit tree is trained to grow flat
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