Definition of foliage:
- A cluster of leaves, flowers, and branches; especially, the representation of leaves, flowers, and branches, in architecture, intended to ornament and enrich capitals, friezes, pediments, etc.
- Leaves, collectively, as produced or arranged by nature; leafage; as, a tree or forest of beautiful foliage.
- To adorn with foliage or the imitation of foliage; to form into the representation of leaves.
Both doors are covered with a profusion of figures in delicately wrought iron, representing saints, prophets, and various other objects, enclosed in an elegant border of birds, foliage, fruits, and flowers.- "The South of France--East Half", Charles Bertram Black.
- "Thelma", Marie Corelli.
- "Tales of Fantasy and Fact", Brander Matthews.