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espaliers #124158
02/29/04 05:06 PM
02/29/04 05:06 PM
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wwh Offline OP
Carpal Tunnel
wwh  Offline OP
Carpal Tunnel
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I was sure I could remember having used this word in a post about a year ago. But search said "no matches".
A spellingbee word:
espaliers. Fruit trees or other plants trained to grow flat against a building, wall, railing, trellis or other support. “Harriet walked up the broad and neat gravel walk, which led between rows of espaliers to the front door.”

Re: espaliers #124159
04/16/04 07:48 PM
04/16/04 07:48 PM
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Oregon, USA
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We see espaliers all around; most Americans probably just don't know the name for them. I certainly didn't until I went to work some years ago for Jackson & Perkins rose company.

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