treflé [tref-ley] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Heraldry.

  1. botonée.

Origin of treflé 1715–25; French, derivative of trefle trefoil Examples from the Web for trefle Historical Examples of trefle

  • In England we paint the Clover on our cards and call it “clubs,” while in France they have the same figure, but call it “trefle.”

    The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare

    Henry Nicholson Ellacombe

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