Definition of Trest
1. a trestle [n -S] - See also: trestle
Lexicographical Neighbors of Trest
Literary usage of Trest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"trest, (I) adj. Trusty. (2) ». A large stool. Lane. trestLES, ». The dung of sheep, hares, ... trest ..."
2. The Diary of Matthew Patten of Bedford, N.H. by Matthew Patten (1903)
"trest at 2"/ pr £ but promised that if he pd me them in two months I would not take any Intrest and another note for 55 Dollars with the same Intrest to be ..."
3. English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson by Henry Spackman Pancoast (1915)
"... and their cares dis- trest. To them his heart, his love, his griefs were But all his serious thoughts had rest in heaven : As some tall cliff, ..."
4. The Literary Panorama and National Registerby Charles Taylor by Charles Taylor (1817)
"... islands now form one kingdom; and this writer knows that every Session of Parliament something is dont towards perfecting that anión, which, we trest, ..."