oak englannista suomeksi
(senseid) A deciduous tree with distinctive deeply lobed leaves, acorns, and notably strong wood, typically of England and northeastern North America, included in genus ''Quercus''.
(RQ:Jefferies Amateur Poacher)
- Instead there were the white of aspens, streaks of branch and slender trunk glistening from the green of leaves, and the darker green of oaks, and through the middle of this forest, from wall to wall, ran a winding line of brilliant green which marked the course of cottonwoods and willows.
The wood of the oak.
A rich brown colour, like that of oak wood.
Any tree of other genera and species of trees resembling typical oaks of genus ''Quercus'' in some ways.
Various (vern) or (vern) species in family Fagaceae, genera (taxlink) and (taxlink).
The outer (lockable) door of a set of rooms in a college or similar institution. (Often in the phrase "to sport one's oak").
1930, Frank Richards, ''The Magnet'', ''Prout's Lovely Black Eye''
- It was hardly the thing for a master to sport his oak where another member of the staff was concerned.
''The New Sporting Magazine'' (volume 15, page 23)
- The vesper bell had rung its parting note; the domini were mostly caged in comfortable quarters, discussing the merits of old port; and the merry student had closed his oak, to consecrate the night to friendship, sack, and claret.
The flavor of oak.
having a rich brown colour, like that of oak wood.
an oak table, oak beam, etc
To expose to oak in order for the oak to impart its flavors.