- n. Plural form of trefoil.
“a string course of stemmated trefoils, which is continued round the front, the transepts, and the base of the north-west tower, together with the more modern base towards the south.”
“A field with a standing crop of wheat had a wide wild-flower margin with ox-eye daisies, red clover, sainfoin, poppies and trefoils – to name a few – and I was disappointed not to see a single butterfly, perhaps because it was overcast.”
“In these hot June days, meadow brown and ringlet butterflies, together with six-spot burnet moths, bumblebees and solitary bees and hoverflies, visit the pea family plants of bird's-foot trefoils, melilots, medicks, vetches and clovers.”
“Three is also found as a foundation element in beliefs from around the world, from different times and ways of thought, and it is respresented by myriad symbols: triskeles, triskelions, trefoils, triquetra, tomoye, and more.”
“Upon this door, beside a pretty Gothic lock-plate, there is an iron handle with trefoils placed slanting.”
“Slightly greater in number were the trefoils representing Klingon warships.”
“Arrowheads, trefoils, diamonds, and squaresship markers were scattered far and wide across his map.”
“A dozen points on the blueprint were marked by blinking red Klingon trefoils.”
“Four white trefoils sprang up where she trod, and therefore was she called Olwen.”
“Daylight fell from above through a cupola and through trefoils of colored glass into the immense circular room, with paved floor and walls covered with pottery decorated after the Arab fashion.”
Looking for tweets for trefoils.