1) Used in the sense of ‘wood’, as a material of which furniture and a variety of utensils and structures could be made.
1416 the … tanneres shall raise upe on[e] castle of tree … in the Rogacion weeke, Beverley
1422 schaffoldynges and other tree werk, Catterick
1566 Item thre tre chargers 12d, 7 dussen tre disheis 8d, Grinton
1591 a tree dubler, South Cave
1673 1 trough tree, Brayton. Imported into Hull were 30 tree platers in 1461, treen spoones in 1465, 87 tree cannes in 1483 and tre beddes [beads] in 1489-90. Special types of wood recorded are: 1509 a long chist of cipresse tre, Dewsbury
1565 a chaire … of wallenuttree, Temple Newsam. It was contrasted with metal objects: 1462 all the old pewtr vesell with all the tre vessel, Wawne.