Definition of Trefoils

1. Noun. (plural of trefoil) ¹



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Definition of Trefoils

1. trefoil [n] - See also: trefoil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trefoils

treeward
treeware
treewidth
tref
trefa
trefah
trefentanil
trefoil
trefoil arch
trefoil dermatitis
trefoil knot
trefoil knots
trefoil polypeptide
trefoiled
trefoils (current term)
trefot
trefots
treget
tregetour
tregetours
tregetry
treggings
tregnum
tregnums
trehala
trehalas
trehalase
trehalases
trehalose

Literary usage of Trefoils

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1. The Diary of Henry Machyn, Citizen and Merchant-taylor of London, from A.D by Henry Machyn, John Gough Nichols (1848)
"Arms, Azure, a saltire engrailed between four trefoils slipped or, on a chief of the second three dolphins embowed of the first. (List by Wm. Smith, ..."

2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1880)
"... is effected by a series of admirably proportioned triplets ; on the south with the same mullion, the head is filled in with a combination of trefoils. ..."

3. The Official Baronage of England: Showing the Succession, Dignities, and by James William Edmund Doyle (1886)
"ARMS —Argent, on 2 bars sable, 3 trefoils slipped of the field, in chief a greyhound courant of the second, collared or. CREST -Out of a wreath, on a mound, ..."

4. The British Herald; Or, Cabinet of Armorial Bearings of the Nobility ...by Thomas Robson by Thomas Robson (1830)
"BOTHWELL, [Lord Holy-Rood-House] az. on a chev. betw. three trefoils slipped or, a crescent gu.—Crest, a naked boy pulling <!o\vn the top of a green pine ..."

5. The Visitation of London in the Year 1568: Taken by Robert Cooke, Clarenceux by Robert Cooke (1869)
"Or, on a fess gules between three trefoils slipped ermines, an eagle displayed of the field within a bordure engrailed azure. CREST. ..."

6. London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive Survey of by Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale (1815)
"... ancient monument, adorned with qua- trefoils and tracery, on which has been cut the following inscription : " H. S E. Elizabeths ..."

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