oaken

adjective
oak·​en | \ ˈō-kən How to pronounce oaken (audio) \

Definition of oaken

: made from the wood of an oak tree The end of the corridor was barred by two massive oaken doors.— Mario Puzo an oaken cask/bucket

First Known Use of oaken

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oaken

Middle English oken, okin, from oke oak + -en, -in -en entry 1, replacing Old English ǣcen, from a mutated form of Old English āc "oak" joined with the same suffix

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The first known use of oaken was in the 14th century

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“Oaken.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oaken. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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oaken

adjective
oak·​en | \ ˈō-kən \

Kids Definition of oaken

: made of oak an oaken door

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