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Definition of treen in English:

noun

[treated as plural]
Small domestic wooden objects, especially antiques.

adjective

chiefly archaic Back to top  
Wooden: a treen snuffbox
More example sentences
  • They were made from c. 1660 but were probably intended for punch or wassail like their treen counterparts.
  • A particularly popular example would be the antique bodkin treen case, which is extremely well sought after by treen collectors.

Origin

Old English trēowen 'wooden' (see tree, -en2).

Words that rhyme with treen

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