If you Google images for the word Foliage, you’ll find thousands of pictures of lovely leaves. If you Google images for Foilage … you’ll find thousands of pictures of lovely leaves.
The correct spelling of the word used to describe a cluster of leaves is foliage, from the Latin word for leaf, “folio”. However, the l and i in foliage are reversed so regularly that the word is on many Top 100 lists of English words most often misspelled and mispronounced. The misspelled version is used in a myriad of Internet pages. You can even shop for Foilage T-Shirts, Posters, & Other Gift Ideas at zazzle.com.
There is a definition on urbandictionary.com for foilage that claims it is an “expression for bling. Man check out the ride – foilage.”
So according to that definition, this might be considered foilage:
I think this should definitely be designated as [tin] foilage:
The following photos are of autumn foliage in Southern Ontario. Many of the pictures were taken at, or near, the shore of Lake Ontario.