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See also: trèfle



Borrowed from French tréflé. See trefoil.


tréflé (not comparable)

  1. (heraldry) Having a three-lobed extremity or extremities, like a cross.
  2. (heraldry) Less commonly, ornamented with trefoils projecting from the edges, like a bearing.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for tréflé in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)