A kind of latticework formed of, or covered with, vines, branches of trees, or other plants, for shade; a bower.
- A shady resting place in a garden or park, often made of rustic work or latticework on which plants, such as climbing shrubs or vines, are grown.
- An axis or shaft supporting a rotating part on a lathe.
- A bar for supporting cutting tools.
- A spindle of a wheel, as in watches and clocks.
- A tree, as opposed to a shrub.