Espalier


Espalier
Espalier Es*pal"ier, n. [F. espalier, fr. It. spalliera, fr. spalla shoulder, the same word as F. ['e]paule. See {Epaulet}.] (Hort.) A railing or trellis upon which fruit trees or shrubs are trained, as upon a wall; a tree or row of trees so trained. [1913 Webster]

And figs from standard and espalier join. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.