Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who pleaches.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • With each new pleacher I laid and wove, I was building more tension into the structure and increasing its stability.

    Wildwood

  • Removing some of the side branches makes it possible to weave the pleacher in and out of the stakes you drive in every eighteen inches or two feet.

    Wildwood

  • There is something practical about the way ash goes about healing itself: the way the bark curls over the starburst of radial cracks in a half-severed stem at the heel of a pleacher, just like a human scar.

    Wildwood

  • Cutting with an upward stroke of the billhook, going with the grain, is far easier than cutting downwards, as you have to at the base of the pleacher.

    Wildwood

  • With each new pleacher I laid and wove, I was building more tension into the structure and increasing its stability.

    Wildwood

  • Removing some of the side branches makes it possible to weave the pleacher in and out of the stakes you drive in every eighteen inches or two feet.

    Wildwood

  • There is something practical about the way ash goes about healing itself: the way the bark curls over the starburst of radial cracks in a half-severed stem at the heel of a pleacher, just like a human scar.

    Wildwood

  • Cutting with an upward stroke of the billhook, going with the grain, is far easier than cutting downwards, as you have to at the base of the pleacher.

    Wildwood

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