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trellis (ˈtrɛlɪs)
1.  a structure or pattern of latticework, esp one used to support climbing plants
2.  an arch made of latticework
3.  to interweave (strips of wood, etc) to make a trellis
4.  to provide or support with a trellis
[C14: from Old French treliz fabric of open texture, from Late Latin trilīcius woven with three threads, from Latin tri- + līcium thread]

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