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His father, a drama professor, and his mother, a playwright, would put on performances in a grove of oak trees behind the house every summer, in which young Francis performed.

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North America contains the largest number of oak species, with a surprising diversity of 160 species in Mexico.

The day after our trip Davi joins Edward Cook to search again for the old oak trees.

I’m out with a chain saw cutting down the oak tree that I should have trimmed back two years ago.

That means large coast live oak, rare flowering bushes and other plants could be ripped out when necessary.

“The influence of the oak maturation casks on the final character of The Macallan is vital,” says MacPherson.

Spanish oak, which has an open grain and high levels of tannin, gives you dried fruit, spice, and even chocolate flavors.

They embraced as they ran down the list of Red Oak residents at the fair.

All of the whisky used in both types of scotch must be matured in Scotland and aged for a minimum of three years in oak casks.

Like bourbon, rye must be aged in charred oak barrels for at least two years.

Isabel sat on the bench under an ancient oak for half an hour or more, but took no note of the time.

An oak gallery runs round two sides of the hall and descends in broad and gentle stairs down the right side of it.

My smithy lies yonder, beyond that turn of the road and behind the biggest oak tree in the country.

Dorothy lighted a candle, and led the way up the wide oak staircase at the bottom of the hall to the chambers above.

She led the way into a tiny parlour, very clean, very simple with its furniture of old oak and brass, and bade him sit.


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On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oak, such as: bobber, close, float, phellem, plug, and seal.

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