Definition of Post oak
1. Noun. Small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having dark green lyrate pinnatifid leaves and tough moisture-resistant wood used especially for fence posts.
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Literary usage of Post oak
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1. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"post oak, pg. 136, lapping with No. I in e. Mass, and Long Island, also Overcup Oak, pg. 138, also Basket Oak, pg. ..."
2. The Materials of Engineering by Robert Henry Thurston (1884)
"... weighing from 44 pounds, dry, to 70 pounds, green, per cubic foot (705 to 1121 kilogrammes per cubic metre). 69. The post oak (Quercus ..."
3. Census Reports Tenth Census. June 1, 1880 by Francis Amasa Walker, Charles Williams Seaton, Henry Gannett (1884)
"The prevailing tree throughout the flatwoods is the post oak, of long, lank habit, ... The post-oak soils are tolerably well suited to the cotton- plant, ..."
4. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"... in sandy post-oak wood near Delvalle, Texas. About J natural size. This represents the condition of the nest during the dry summer. ..."
5. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"A characteristic post oak is densely leafy all winter, and until the opening shoots ... This habit gives the post oak much of its picturesqueness in winter, ..."
6. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"post oak (local and common Overcup Oak (Fla.). name). White Oak (Ky., Ind.). Iron Oak (Del., Miss., Neb.). Box Oak (Md.). Box White Oak (RI). ..."
7. Outing (1892)
"One memorable morning I had reached a favorite stand on a post - oak ridge, where the abundance of sign gave assurance of success. ..."
8. Trees that Every Child Should Know: Easy Tree Studies for All Seasons of the by Julia Ellen Rogers (1909)
"The acorns of the post oak are borne in a plentiful annual crop. Each is dainty and trim, in a shallow cup ... Knees "of post oak (the angles between trunk ..."