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pleached

Said of the branches of trees, shrubs, vines, etc., which are united by weaving, braiding, or plaiting.
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There is also Treuer's curious affection for the verb "to pleach," which means to interweave or entwine hair, or vines, or branches, and which he uses in its past participial form as an adjective ("pleached") on numerous gratuitous occasions.
The black marble ceiling of the external undercroft is chaste rather than ironically fascistic, reflecting and inverting people and the birches and pleached plane trees in Aldermanbury Square.
Ornamentation also became increasingly popular and elaborate, and included statues, fountains, sundials and the pleached alle, which was a walk lined with a sort of hedge on stilts.
You also might want to experiment with some specialized design techniques, such as using pruning to create a pleached tunnel of ironwood trees or a living fence of espalier currants.
IN ONE OF HER most verbally expansive moments in Much Ado About Nothing, Hero directs her attendant "gentlewomen," Ursula and Margaret, on where to have Beatrice positioned to overhear the "honest slanders" and other misrepresentations through which Beatrice is to be led to believe that Benedick loves her: And bid her steal into the pleached bower, Where honeysuckles, ripened by the sun, Forbid the sun to enter, like favorites Made proud by princes, that advance their pride Against that power that bred it.
There is a traditional walled garden, partly planted parterre style with box and sage hedges, cherry trees, a pleached beech hedge, herbaceous borders and a rose covered walkway.
There were nice touches, with the pin cushion box, pleached plane trees and an amazingly lush lawn in The Telegraph garden and No Man's Land's wonderful story of the First World War trenches.
Some are 'pleached' trees with square edges, because Mr Wilson said designer Andrew Taylor wanted the park to have 'defined edges'.
- Jesse Greenwood, Bude, Cornwall YOU 2 could add a pleached beech hedge - a common feature in the grandest gardens.
Low-level topiary and pleached copper beech trees provide structure and beautiful colour all year round, as the copper beech leaves turn a stunning golden colour over winter.
He concentrated mainly on the village, planting of trees for shaping, especially Irish Yews and Cabbage Palm for exotic effect, hedges and pleached trees.