Examples of oak in a Sentence
Tall oaks line the street.
The table is solid oak.
The cabinets are made of oak.
Recent Examples of oak from the Web
Through large windows alongside the custom white oak stairs between the home's top two floors, visitors take in the green of the small woods next to the home.
The spirit's oak-barrel aging lends its own vanilla character.
Once this was farmland, but the monastery, which is home to the Benedictine Sisters of Madison, helped coordinate efforts to restore the wild prairie and oak forests that now encircle the 130-plus acre property.
Recovery efforts focus on managing the scrub oak and pitch pine habitat through controlled burning, forest thinning and planting lupine flowers, as well as captive breeding and release of the insects.
Oysters are grilled in their shells over oak and finished with a brown butter.
The Grimms will bring most of their brewing in-house, aging sour ales in large oak foudres and fermenting beers with microbes captured in their backyard.
The lecture proposed to explain why oak forests were replaced by pine forests when cut down and vice versa— a phenomenon Emerson, Horace Greeley, and many other reasonably informed observers considered an impenetrable mystery.
The group is made up of conservation-minded volunteers who work to preserve oak woodlands and other natural areas in the Lake Zurich area.
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Origin and Etymology of oak
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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