Definition of treen in English:


Syllabification: treen
Pronunciation: /trēn


(also treenware /-ˌwe(ə)r/) [treated as plural]
  • Small domestic wooden objects, especially antiques.


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  • Wooden.
    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.


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

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