Oaken
Oaken Oak"en, a. [AS. [=a]cen.] Made or consisting of oaks or of the wood of oaks. ``In oaken bower.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Oaken timber, wherewith to build ships. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


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  • oaken — (adj.) made of, or consisting of, oak, late 12c., from OAK (Cf. oak) + EN (Cf. en) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • oaken — [ō′kən] adj. made of the wood of the oak …   English World dictionary

  • Oaken — Coordinates: 52°37′N 2°13′W / 52.61°N 2.22°W / 52.61; 02.22 …   Wikipedia

  • oaken — /oh keuhn/, adj. 1. made of oak: the old oaken bucket. 2. of or pertaining to the oak tree. [1300 50; ME; see OAK, EN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • oaken — adj. Oaken is used with these nouns: ↑table …   Collocations dictionary

  • oaken — oak|en [ˈəukən US ˈou ] adj [only before noun] literary made of oak ▪ an oaken chest …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • oaken — /ˈoʊkən/ (say ohkuhn) adjective 1. made of oak: the old oaken bucket. 2. of or relating to the oak. {Middle English, from oak + en2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • oaken — oak ► NOUN 1) a large tree which bears acorns and typically has lobed leaves and hard durable wood. 2) a smoky flavour or nose characteristic of wine aged in oak barrels. ● great oaks from little acorns grow Cf. ↑great oaks from little acorns… …   English terms dictionary

  • oaken — adjective consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree (Freq. 1) a solid oak table the old oaken bucket • Similar to: ↑woody …   Useful english dictionary

  • oaken — adjective see oak …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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