thick-pleached love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Thickly interwoven.

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Examples

  • The prince and Count Claudio, walking in a thick-pleached alley in my orchard, were thus much overheard by a man of mine: the prince discovered to Claudio that he loved my niece your daughter, and meant to acknowledge it this night in a dance; and, if he found her accordant, he meant to take the present time by the top and instantly break with you of it.

    Act I. Scene II. Much Ado about Nothing

  • Those long shady "covert alleys," with their "thick-pleached" sides and roof, must have been very pleasant places to walk in, giving shelter in winter, and in summer deep shade, with the pleasant smell of Sweet Brier and Roses.

    The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare

  • The Prince and Count Claudio, walking in a thick-pleached alley in my orchard, were thus much overheard by a man of mine.

    The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare

  • Claudio, walking in a thick-pleached alley in mine orchard, were thus much overheard by a man of mine: the prince discovered to Claudio that he loved my niece your daughter and meant to acknowledge it this night in a dance: and if he found her accordant, he meant to take the present time by the top and instantly break with you of it.

    Much Ado About Nothing

  • "thick-pleached alleys," frequently mentioned in Shakespeare and in the works of other authors about three centuries ago.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 421, January 26, 1884

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