Usage examples for trellis

  1. Allow a vine to run up trellis- work in the rear of the house, and over the roof of a wing, or rear- part, raised two feet above the roof, supported by a rack. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  2. This interval is guarded by a strong trellis- work, so that when the fort door is shut the building is rendered perfectly secure against any native attack. – On the Equator by Harry de Windt
  3. You are thinking of a fable with an animal in it and some fruit, and the animal was a small one, and the fruit was on a high trellis. – The Girl at Cobhurst by Frank Richard Stockton
  4. The life of a vineyard is lengthened when the vines are well trained, because when the parts of a vine are properly disposed on trellis or stake the plants are less often injured in vineyard operations. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  5. Going in under the trellis, Fiorsen passed a man coming out, who held in his hand a long envelope and eyed him askance. – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  6. The June rose was red along the trellis of the veranda, where Lottie ought to be sitting to receive the morning calls of the young men who were sometimes quite as early as Kenton's present visit in their devotions, and the sound of Ellen's piano, played fitfully and absently in her fashion, ought to be coming out irrespective of the hour. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  7. Her heart beat, when she saw him under the trellis. – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  8. The cardinal's bower was the prettiest of the summer, built in a climbing rose which ran riot over a trellis beside a kitchen door. – A Bird-Lover in the West by Olive Thorne Miller Harriet Mann Miller
  9. " Tony knows how to go through a French window in this room out to a trellis. – A Yankee Flier in Italy by Rutherford G. Montgomery
  10. Unfortunately my trousers caught on the grape trellis under the window, and there I hung! – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
  11. Over the centre aisle this trellis takes the form of an exquisite floral arch, spanning the steps to the choir- level and the broad aisle beyond. – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  12. The trellis of cotton will greatly help the student in seeing the subject to be drawn in two dimensions, and this is the first technical difficulty the young draughtsman has to overcome. – The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
  13. I advise that every kind and description of raspberries be kept tied to stakes or a wire trellis. – The Home Acre by E. P. Roe
  14. The building on each side was covered by trellis- work; and beautiful creepers, vines, and parasite flowers, now in the full magnificence of the early summer, grew up and clustered round the windows. – John Bull on the Guadalquivir from Tales from all Countries by Anthony Trollope
  15. Rare plants climbed the walls up gilded trellis work, or hung from the ceiling in vases of rare old china, while from among the depths of verdure peered forth exquisite statues, the work of sculptors of renown. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  16. Through evil report she clung to him tenaciously and tenderly as the vine clings to its trellis, for the world spoke ill of him. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  17. I climb up a trellis and crawl in. – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  18. The shrubbery had been cleared of dead wood, and the underlying generations of withered honeysuckle vines which had spread under the green upon the old trellis, had been taken away. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden