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Definition of "oaken" [oak•en]

  • Made of the wood of the oak (adjective)
  • Made from the wood of the oak tree (adjective)

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Use "oaken" in a sentence
  • "The example he gave was "oaken", which is not quite the same as "made of oak"."
  • "Jeremy Herrin's production, filled with resonant hymns, captures precisely the oaken rituals of public-school life while conveying the agonised unhappiness of the boy-hero."
  • "Warm light from kerosene lamps gives the impression of comfort, but despite woolen Oriental carpets insulating the hardwood floor and the heavy oaken wall panels, the cabin is unpleasantly chilly."