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
In my mind's eye, a firefighter is a hero who would climb a ladder and pluck Morris from a towering oak tree.
The fatty brisket is the star, rubbed simply with salt and pepper and smoked over oak, but the sausages are where some of the Canadiana shines through: One is stuffed with cheese curds, just like what you’d find on a tray of poutine.
The body was laid in an oak coffin in Leicester’s Anglican cathedral.
This is our state as it once was, not as most of it is today, all covered up in thickets of lesser oaks and holly and Chinese privet so dense that light no longer reaches the ground.
In New Mexico alone, the species’ habitat has shrunk by more than 40% since 1982, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, due to ranchers’ destruction of shinnery oaks and oil drilling.
But wineries that had long been devoted to high-quality merlot doubled down on cool clay soils, gentler winemaking, and less aging in new oak barrels to preserve subtler aromas and silkier textures.
Raised on twelve acres of oak trees in Santa Clarita, California, she was only exposed to what her parents deemed appropriate, which meant spending a lot of time in church.
The floors are reclaimed river oak; the wood was submerged for 100 years and has such richness.
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Origin and Etymology of oak
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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