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synonyms for espalier

  • arbor
  • lattice
  • framework
  • grille
  • screen
  • treillage
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How to use espalier in a sentence

A beautiful portion of Holland's glorious history affords the espalier, around which the tendrils of my narrative entwine.
THE BURGOMASTER'S WIFE, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
The apricot is a favorite tree for espalier training against walls and fences, in small yards, where it bears luxuriantly.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
Trained as an espalier, with protection of straw or mats, it will do tolerably well throughout the Middle states.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
The left arm being defended by the target has no espalier or pauldron, but only coude, vambraces, and gauntlets.
SPANISH ARMS AND ARMOURALBERT F. CALVERT
A branch from Andreasens espalier, an apple branch of all things, thrust itself up across the opening.
EGHOLM AND HIS GODJOHANNES BUCHHOLTZ
And so over the espalier, whose fruit-hedge has hitherto divided our darling from his Eden, every reader now presses after him!
TRANSLATIONS FROM THE GERMAN (VOL 3 OF 3)THOMAS CARLYLE
I little thought, while we whirled by the white espalier of the Castle-garden, that there I was to write another book.
TRANSLATIONS FROM THE GERMAN (VOL 3 OF 3)THOMAS CARLYLE
The beauty of a woman of the people is short-lived, especially if she is planted espalier fashion at a restaurant door.
COUSIN PONSHONORE DE BALZAC
It was a garden-seat, placed under the thorn-tree, and shut out from sight of the house by an espalier of apple-trees.
OLIVEDINAH MARIA CRAIK, (AKA DINAH MARIA MULOCK)
Rosalie had tied the twigs to a palisade, so that, as an espalier, it could thoroughly drink in the sun's rays.
O. T.HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ESPALIER

  • arbor
  • espalier
  • framework
  • grille
  • lattice
  • screen
  • treillage
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.