Part of speech: noun

A grating or lattice as for a climbing plant.

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Usage examples "trellis":

  1. I find it, when I visit the cage in the morning, hanging from the trellis- work and completed. - "The Life of the Spider", J. Henri Fabre.
  2. I have often heard her say that there is no trellis for Southern vines like these mountainous hearts, true and faithful as the eternal hills themselves. - "St. Cuthbert's", Robert E. Knowles.
  3. His eyes were fixed upon a point in the trellis- work, and this was a light in Babette's sitting room. - "The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales.", Hans Christian Andersen.