Definition of 'oak'
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Example sentences containing 'oak'
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Luck opens a heavy oak door. The Sun (2016)They bought 100 oak trees that a neighbour had felled from their woodland. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She has picked hazel, horse chestnut and oak. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first one appeared two years ago, at the base of an oak tree. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's that huge oak tree out there now. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The storm was sudden and spectacular, with lightning forking to earth between the old oak trees in the fields beyond the garden. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As they watched the house crumble, they put a coin in the hollow of an oak tree and solemnly vowed to get it back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wouldn't you like to plant an oak tree this winter, for your grandchildren? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The villas sleep six in three bedrooms and the interiors are a beautiful blend of original stone walls, oak beams and large fireplaces with contemporary furniture. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The chestnut blight fungus and a bacterial disease menace chestnut and oak. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Expect lots of rich oak and dark fruit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And certainly not when you get past the substantial oak front door. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is made from shaped planks split from a large oak tree. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)They are often planted along the edge of oak woods. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The oak and beech shoe lasts eight weeks while the hoof heals. The Sun (2015)The cider is stored in old oak rum barrels to impart a mellow background flavour. Thorsons Organic Wine Guide (1991)Ditto those aged in new oak barrels. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Two restaurant areas have oak floors, panelled oak walls and heavy beams. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You walk around them, because oak trees stand by themselves. Christianity Today (2000)Personally, dark oak is the wood treatment colour for me. The Sun (2011)They entered forests of oak and beech, following a faltering trail. Somewhere East of Life (1994)There are also two open oak doors, representing the path to freedom. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were three oak trees against the main front door, and no one could budge it. CHARMED LIFE (1977)The front door was dark carved oak, and at the windows either side we had flower boxes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the heavy dark oak panelled door and the coat of arms embossed on the stone porch offer a glimpse of its true pedigree. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I was none the wiser about the value of the heavy oak pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'oak'
British English: oak /əʊk/ NOUN
An oak is a large tree with strong, hard wood.
- American English: oak
- Arabic: بَلُّوطٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: carvalho
- Chinese: 橡树
- Croatian: hrast
- Czech: dub
- Danish: eg
- Dutch: eik
- European Spanish: roble
- Finnish: tammi
- French: chêne
- German: Eiche
- Greek: βελανιδιά
- Italian: quercia
- Japanese: オーク
- Korean: 참나무
- Norwegian: eik
- Polish: dąb
- European Portuguese: carvalho
- Romanian: stejar
- Russian: дуб
- Spanish: roble
- Swedish: ek
- Thai: ต้นโอ๊ค
- Turkish: meşe
- Ukrainian: дуб
- Vietnamese: cây sồi
Definition of oak from the Collins English Dictionary
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