Syn. Offense; breach; infringement; transgression; misdemeanor; misdeed.
(Tres"pass*er) n. One who commits a trespass; as: (a) (Law) One who enters upon another's
land, or violates his rights. (b) A transgressor of the moral law; an offender; a sinner.
(Tress) n. [OE. tresse, OF. trece, F. tresse, LL. tricia, fr. Gr. tri`cha threefold, because a tress
is usually formed by interlacing three pieces; akin to trei^s three. See Three.]
1. A braid, knot, or curl, of hair; a ringlet.
Her yellow hair was braided in a tress.Chaucer.
Fair tresses man's imperial race insnare.Pope.
2. Fig.: A knot or festoon, as of flowers. Keats.
1. Having tresses.
2. Formed into ringlets or braided; braided; curled. Spenser. Drayton.
(Tres"sel) n. A trestle.
(Tress"ful) a. Tressy. [R.] Sylvester.
(Tres"sure) n. [F. tresser to twist, plait. See Tress, n.] (Her.) A kind of border similar to the
orle, but of only half the breadth of the latter.
(Tres"sured) a. (Her.) Provided or bound with a tressure; arranged in the form of a tressure.
The tressured fleur-de-lis he claimsSir W. Scott.
To wreathe his shield.
(Tress"y) a. Abounding in tresses. J. Baillie.
(Tres"tle) n. [OF. trestel, tresteay, F. tréteau; probably from L. transtillum a little crossbeam,
dim. of transtrum a crossbeam. Cf. Transom.] [Written also tressel.]