Definition of Oaken

1. Adjective. Consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree. "The old oaken bucket"

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Definition of Oaken

1. a. Made or consisting of oaks or of the wood of oaks.

Definition of Oaken

1. Adjective. Made from the wood of the oak tree ¹

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Definition of Oaken

1. oak [adj] - See also: oak

Medical Definition of Oaken

1. Made or consisting of oaks or of the wood of oaks. "In oaken bower." "Oaken timber, wherewith to build ships." (Bacon) Origin: AS. Acen. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oaken

oak-leaved
oak-leaved goosefoot
oak-tag
oak apple
oak apples
oak blight
oak chestnut
oak fern
oak gall
oak galls
oak tag
oak tree
oak trees
oakbark
oaked
oaken (current term)
oaker
oakers
oakier
oakiest
oakiness
oakleaf
oakleaf goosefoot
oakleaves
oaklike
oakling
oaklings
oakmoss
oakmosses
oaks

Literary usage of Oaken

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"THE OLD oaken BUCKET How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood, When fond recollection presents them to view! ..."

2. An American Anthology, 1787-1900: Selections Illustrating the Editor's by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1900)
"... And e'en the rude bucket that hung in the well — The old oaken bucket, the iron-bound bucket, The moss-covered bucket which hung in the well. ..."

3. Daniel Defoe: His Life, and Recently Discovered Writings ; Extending from by Lee, William, Daniel Defoe (1869)
"Mr. Mist has received a threatening Letter subscribed oaken Plant; and, ... Character of Tom oaken Plant, MJ, Feb. 27.—Sir, There is nothing in human Life ..."

4. The Poets of the Nineteenth Century by Evert Augustus Duyckinck (1881)
"THE OLD oaken BUCKET. How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood. ... The old oaken bucket, the iron-bound bucket, The moss-covered bucket which ..."

5. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
""THE OLD oaken BUCKET" A VOLUME by Samuel Woodworth, published in *•' New York with a eulogistic introduction by George P. Morris, contained one hundred ..."

6. A Book of New England Legends and Folk Lore in Prose and Poetry. Illustrated by Samuel Adams Drake (1884)
"THE OLD oaken BUCKET. SAMUEL WOODWORTH. How dear to this heart are the scenes ... And e'en the rude bucket which hung in the well, — The old oaken bucket, ..."

7. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"Whence то RUB DOWN WITH AN oaken TOWEL = to thrash.—GROSE (1785); MATSELL (1859)- OAR, suis. (old).—i. A busy body : hence, то PUT (or SHOVE) ONE'S OAR IN ..."

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