Definition of Live oak

1. Noun. Any of several American evergreen oaks.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Live Oak

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live body
live bottom
live by the sword, die by the sword
live down
live drop
live free or die
live in
live in poverty
live in sin
live it up
live large
live life to the fullest
live load
live loads
live oak (current term)
live off
live off the land
live on
live on the edge
live on top of one another
live one
live ones
live oral poliovirus vaccine
live out
live over
live pair
live paycheck to paycheck
live steam
live the dream

Literary usage of Live oak

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Materials of Engineering by Robert Henry Thurston (1884)
"live oak, if exposed long in the open air, in the rays of the sun, or to winter winds, will check badly. It does not require many months of air seasoning, ..."

2. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"I SAW IN LOUISIANA A LIVE- OAK GROWING ... Louisiana a live-oak growing, All alone stood it and the moss hung down from the branches, Without any companion ..."

3. Library of Southern Literature by John Calvin Metcalf (1909)
"THE LIVE-OAK With his gnarled old arms, and his iron form, Majestic in the wood, From age to age, in the sun and storm, The live-oak long hath stood; ..."

4. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"I SAW IN LOUISIANA A LIVE- OAK GROWING I SAW in Louisiana a live-oak growing. All alone stood it and the moss hung down from the branches, ..."

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