Definition of Tressures

1. Noun. (plural of tressure) ¹



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Definition of Tressures

1. tressure [n] - See also: tressure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tressures

tress
tressed
tressel
tressels
tresses
tressful
tressier
tressiest
tressing
tressour
tressours
tressure
tressured
tressures (current term)
tressy
trest
trestle
trestle-board
trestle-boards
trestle bed
trestle beds
trestle board
trestle boards
trestle bridge
trestle table
trestle tree
trestle trees
trestleboard

Literary usage of Tressures

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1. Handbook of the Coins of Great Britain and Ireland in the British Museum by Herbert Appold Grueber (1899)
"Cross moline, pierced at ends ; the tressures fleury. .1; '8. Wt. 21-6. This is precisely as the last issue of Henry I. On some coins of this type Stephen ..."

2. English Heraldry: With Four Hundred and Fifty Illus. Drawn and Engraved on by Charles Boutell (1907)
"This, the double Tressure of Scotland, is a combination of two such single tressures as No. 136, and it is produced from them in the manner following :—From ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... and favour of the Lorde, Liberally to spende our goods, tlic grounde of al discorde. • [tressures mold And wretched ..."

4. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. by John Gibson Lockhart (1837)
"Fine ladies and gentlemen now talk indeed of donjons, keeps, tabards, scutcheons, tressures, caps of maintenance, portcullises, wimples, and we know not ..."

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