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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; The hard durable wood of this tree.

Usage examples (37)
  • In creating, the only hard thing is to begin: a grass blade's no easier to make than an oak
  • Still their own nature abides, and the oak is an oak, the ivy an ivy, in the richest as well as in the poorest soils.
  • On a medium-bodied, somewhat creamy palate, the oak is a little raw for my taste and isn't balanced by that timid fruit.
  • Right now, I think the oak is a little too noticeable, but this is still a young wine so that rawness will probably fade. for more
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