noun, singular or plural in construction see treen

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  • treenware — /tree euhn wair /, n. household utensils, dishes, etc., made entirely of wood. [TREEN + WARE1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • treenware — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: treen (I) + ware : treen * * * /tree euhn wair /, n. household utensils, dishes, etc., made entirely of wood. [TREEN + WARE1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • treen — noun, singular or plural in construction Etymology: treen wooden, from Middle English, from Old English trēowen, from trēow tree, wood Date: 1927 small woodenware called also treenware …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • North American burl treen — Burl treen refers to small household items carved from knotty outgrowths of trees. These items forms a part of nearly every major Americana and Native Americana collection. Contents 1 Background 2 Manufacture Methods 2.1 Native American …   Wikipedia

  • treen — /tree euhn/, adj. 1. made entirely of wood. n. 2. treenware. [bef. 1000; ME (adj.); OE treowen. See TREE, EN2] * * * ▪ woodenware       small wooden objects in daily domestic or farm use and in use in trades and professions. Treen includes a wide …   Universalium

  • treen —   a. made of wood.    ♦ treenware, n. cups, dishes etc. made of wood …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • treen — [trēn] n. [< obs. pl., trees or obs. adj., wooden < OE trēow, TREE] decorative objects, esp. antiques, made of wood: also treenware [trēnwer΄] n …   English World dictionary

  • tre|en — «TREE uhn, treen», noun, plural en, adjective. –n. woodenware, especially bowls, dishes, or the like; treenware. –adj. wooden: »a treen paten of ancient date (Athenaeum). ╂[Old English trēowen made of wood < trēo tree] …   Useful english dictionary

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