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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A railing or trellis on which fruit trees or shrubs are trained to grow flat.

Usage examples (37)
  • They succeed better as bushes than as espaliers or trained to walls.
  • Our subjects may sustain some disappointment of fruit and espaliers, but strangers will enjoy a fair prospect.
  • With long, swinging steps she passed out, to air her indignation, apparently, beneath the wall of the espaliers.
  • Gilles Guillot continues that tradition at Orsan with pleached hedges, topiary forms and espaliers in many shapes. for more
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