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See definition of topiary on Dictionary.com
  • as inshrub
  • as intree

synonyms for topiary

  • foliage
  • hedge
  • shrubbery
  • thicket
  • tree
  • brier
  • bush
  • boscage
  • bosket
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How to use topiary in a sentence

Cut it as a topiary à la Edward Scissorhands for a little architectural interest.
MY BEST OF’S IN D.C. REAL ESTATEVALERIE BLAKEOCTOBER 23, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
These topiary hedges were known to the Romans, with whom the topiarius was the ornamental gardener.
AMUSEMENTS IN MATHEMATICSHENRY ERNEST DUDENEY
The basin which formerly occupied the centre was replaced some years ago by a block of yew surmounted by topiary figures.
MAZES AND LABYRINTHSW. H. MATTHEWS
She had glimpses of unkempt grass paths and unclipped topiary work which had lost its original form.
THE SHUTTLEFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Rapin was a great admirer of box and all topiary works, or trees cut into artificial forms.
INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF EUROPE IN THE FIFTEENTH, SIXTEENTH, AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES, VOL. 2HENRY HALLAM
There is a quaint charm in the results of the topiary art, in the prim imagery of evergreens, that all ages have felt.
GARDEN DESIGN AND ARCHITECTS' GARDENSW. ROBINSON
In large gardens there are always one or two professional gardeners who understand the topiary art.
THE NATURALIST ON THE THAMESC. J. CORNISH
There was much topiary-work, and columns in architecture about the hedges.
THE DIARY OF JOHN EVELYN (VOL 1 OF 2)JOHN EVELYN
There were bushes exhibiting fantastic examples of the topiary art, and here, too, was a sun-dial.
BAT WINGSAX ROHMER
May I add that poodles ought not to be shaved with a safety-razor, but should be trimmed by a topiary expert?
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, JUNE 6, 1917VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO TOPIARY

  • boscage
  • bosket
  • brier
  • bush
  • foliage
  • hedge
  • shrubbery
  • thicket
  • topiary
  • tree
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.