Treebeard to Trepeget
(Tree"beard`) n. (Bot.) A pendulous branching lichen (Usnea barbata); so called from its
resemblance to hair.
(Tree"ful) n.; pl. Treefuls The quantity or number which fills a tree.
(Tree"less), a. Destitute of trees. C. Kingsley.
(Treen) a. [AS. treówen.]
1. Made of wood; wooden. [Obs.] " Treen cups." Camden.
2. Relating to, or drawn from, trees. [Obs.] Spenser.
Treen liquors, especially that of the date.Evelyn.
(Treen), obs. pl. of Tree. " The shady treen." Fairfax.
(Tree"nail`) n. [Tree + nail.] (Shipbuilding) A long wooden pin used in fastening the planks of a
vessel to the timbers or to each other. [Written also trenail, and trunnel.]
(Tre"fle) n. [F. tréfle. See Trefoil.] (Fort.) A species of time; so called from its resemblance in
form to a trefoil.
(||Tré`flé") a. [F. tréflé. See Trefoil.] (Her.) Having a three-lobed extremity or extremities, as a cross; also,
more rarely, ornamented with trefoils projecting from the edges, as a bearing.
(Tre"foil) n. [L. tres three + E. foil leaf; cf. F. frèfle, It. trifoglio, L. trifolium. See Tri-, Foil leaf,
and cf. Trifoly.]
1. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Trifolium, which includes the white clover, red clover, etc.; less
properly, applied also to the nonesuch, or black medic. See Clover, and Medic.
2. (Arch.) An ornamental foliation consisting of three divisions, or foils.
3. (Her.) A charge representing the clover leaf.
(Tre"foiled`) a. (Her.) Same as Tréflé.
(Treg"et) n. [See Tregetour.] Guile; trickery. [Obs.] Rom. of R.
(Treg"et*our) n. [OE. tresgeteor. See Trans-, and Jet a shooting forth.] A juggler who
produces illusions by the use of elaborate machinery. [Obs.]
Such as these subtle tregetours play.
(Treg"et*ry) n. Trickery; also, a trick. [Obs.] Rom. of R.
(Tre*ha"la) n. (Chem.) An amorphous variety of manna obtained from the nests and cocoons
of a Syrian coleopterous insect (Larinus maculatus, L. nidificans, etc.) which feeds on the foliage of a
variety of thistle. It is used as an article of food, and is called also nest sugar.
(Tre"ha*lose`) n. (Chem.) Mycose; so called because sometimes obtained from trehala.
(Treil"lage) n. [F. treillage. See Trellis.] Latticework for supporting vines, etc.; an espalier; a
I shall plant the roses against my treillage to- morrow.Walpole.