English oak


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English oak

n.
An oak tree (Quercus robur) of Eurasia and North Africa, having lobed leaves, acorns that are borne on stalks, and durable wood. Also called pedunculate oak.
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Noun1.English oak - medium to large deciduous European oak having smooth leaves with rounded lobesEnglish oak - medium to large deciduous European oak having smooth leaves with rounded lobes; yields hard strong light-colored wood
white oak - any of numerous Old World and American oaks having 6 to 8 stamens in each floret, acorns that mature in one year and leaf veins that never extend beyond the margin of the leaf
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It is admirable to behold groves of a tree, sending forth its branches with the vigour of an English oak, loaded with large and most nutritious fruit.
Tales of cuckolded molecatchers, a lone English oak tree that grows at Gallipoli, and the travails of the Victorians - there are going to be no shortage of talking points when an award-winning modern folk trio come to play.
Set in the peaceful Mid Wales village of Tregynon, this marvellous three-bed detached property has character in abundance, with a range of distinctive exposed English Oak timbers forming only part of the extensive renovation works completed by the current owners, including new windows and full double glazing.
Roughly 200 new trees will be planted this year in many varieties, including English oak, red oak, pin oak, hackberry, tulip, skyline honey locust, frontier elm, stately manor Kentucky coffee, shantung maple and ivory silk lilac.
Twenty-two trees were donated by Duchy Homes and planted by its landscape team, with a wide variety of species including English oak, silver birch, cherry, alder, hazel and hawthorn - all of which were thoughtfully selected as being durable, native species according to the advice of The Woodland Trust, the Royal Horticultural Society and the Eden Project.
It comes in a choice of wood or tin cladding, and doors in English oak. The 'Snug' corresponds more closely to the dimensions of a Victorian shepherd's dwelling.
Songs about cuckolded mole catchers, a lone English oak tree that grows at Gallipoli, care in the community and medieval pilgrims As part of an ongoing project (part-sponsored by Arts Council England and The Western Front Association) to mark the centenary of the First World War, the second half is new material and re-worked traditional songs which strive to challenge stereotypes of the conflict, and which focus heavily on forgotten aspects of the war (from the horror of being a postman, to the role of musicians) and also on the forgotten men - those ex-servicemen who came home, and their families.
The Raspberry and Oud scent reportedly smells similar to Jo Malone's Velvet Rose and Oud candle, while the Cedar and Plum is being compared to its English Oak and Redcurrant fragrance.
2 JO MALONE ENGLISH OAK & REDCURRANT PS44 for 30ml (available in September) LADIES who love to steal their man's cologne will no doubt fall for this deep, elegant scent.
Jo Malone English Oak & Redcurrant, PS44 for 30ml (available in September) In this deep, elegant scent, roasted oak is tangled with rose and juicy redcurrant.
JO MALONE ENGLISH OAK & HAZELNUT COLOGNE Wow - Jo Malone can do wrong and this latest release is one of their best yet.

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