from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To plait or interlace (branches or vines, for example), especially in making a hedge or an arbor.
- transitive v. To shade or border with interlaced branches or vines.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To unite by interweaving, as branches of trees; to plash; to interlock.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To unite by interweaving, as branches of trees; to plash; to interlock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To unite (the branches of shrubs, vines, etc.) by plaiting, weaving, or braiding together; plash; mingle.
- To form by intermingling or interweaving.
- To fold, as the arms.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. interlace the shoots of
- v. form or weave into a braid or braids
Blanched men, starved women, whom no arts can pleach.
It's probably a pleach as it's a morph of the two tasty stone fruits.
Employing one of three horticultural training methods espalier, pollard or pleach may be the answer to a space problem.
Without Title teems with words like “atrorubent,” “barathea,” “Pasiphaean,” “haruspex,”” pleach-toned” and “shotten.”