Definition of Trevisses
1. treviss [n] - See also: treviss
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Literary usage of Trevisses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Handbook of the Law of Scotland by James Lorimer (1885)
"trevisses, racks, and mangers, put up in a cottage temporarily used as a stable, ... But the Court thought " if the trevisses had been permanent fixtures, ..."
2. A Treatise on the Law of Landlord and Tenant: With an Appendix Containing by Robert Hunter, William Guthrie (1876)
"But " the Court thought that if the trevisses, &c., had been permanent fixtures, the case might have been different."2 As nothing particular in the mode of ..."
3. Woodstock: Or, The Cavalier, a Tale of the Year Sixteen Hundred and Fifty-one by Walter Scott (1887)
"The autumn wind piped through empty aisles, in which the remains of stakes and trevisses of rough-hewn timber, as well as a quantity of scattered hay and ..."
4. The Cronicles of Scotland by Robert Lindsay (1814)
"... in my judgment, both for habit and behaviour, they seemed to be the most modest vomen in the world! In the chancel war erected tuo trevisses, the on for ..."
5. Woodstock: Or, The Cavalier by Walter Scott (1894)
"... and their pretty daughters, 1 " Stakes and trevisses," ie, beams and crossbars. - This custom among the Puritans is mentioned often in old plays. ..."