post oak

noun

Definition of post oak 

: a white oak (Quercus stellata) of the eastern and central U.S. having hard durable wood

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True Texas delivered pretty top-flight barbecue smoked with post oak wood and other amenities such as a craft beer tap line that pours $1 drafts every Tuesday and a spacious patio add to the score. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: True Texas BBQ," 25 May 2018 And Texas 46 has San Antonio pitmaster LaVon Grant to thank for their journey through the post oak smoke. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: Texas 46 BBQ," 16 Mar. 2018 And no flavor-defining wood like hickory or post oak smoldering away; seemingly every grill in Portugal had a sack of Cuban lump charcoal beneath it. Matthew Kronsberg, WSJ, "The Best Fall Grilling, Portuguese-Style," 27 Sep. 2017 And no flavor-defining wood like hickory or post oak smoldering away Matthew Kronsberg, WSJ, "The Best Fall Grilling, Portuguese-Style," 27 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of post oak

1775, in the meaning defined above

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