Definition of Corktree

1. the cork oak [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corktree

corkingly
corkir
corkirs
corkite
corkless
corklike
corks
corkscrew flower
corkscrew oesophagus
corkscrewed
corkscrewing
corkscrewlike
corkscrews
corkscrewy
corktree (current term)
corktrees
corkwing
corkwings
corkwood
corkwood family
corkwood tree
corkwoods
corky
corm
cormel
cormels
cormidia
cormidium
cormlike

Literary usage of Corktree

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1. The History of Don Quixote of la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, John G. Lockhart, Ricardo de los RĂ­os (1881)
"At last, Sancho fell asleep at the root of a corktree, and his master fetched a slumber under a spacious oak. But it was not long e'er he was disturbed by a ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1889)
"... corktree, and good grass ; the ground very rocky. The hills on our right were round and regular ; on the left high, broken, and precipitous. ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... the corktree, and other oaks, the chestnut, the sycamore, the mountain ash, the evergreen oak. It exports manna, which is obtained from the ash tree, ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"... corktree ; who, as soon as he perceived us, came forth to meet us with great staidness. His apparel was all torn; his visage disfigured, ..."

5. The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de ( Cervantes Saavedra, Henry Edward Watts (1888)
"... which, in order that the wine might be cool, they had hung on a corktree. Don Quixote spent more time in talking than in despatching his supper, which, ..."

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