Definition of "oaks" []

  • Any of various similar races (noun)
  • Plural form of oak. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "oaks" in a sentence
  • "Just as the same illustrious man's essays are good hints -- useful topics -- for essays; but no approximation to what we, in modern days, understand by _essays_: they are, as an eminent author once happily expressed it to myself, '_seeds, not plants or shrubs; acorns, that is, oaks in embryo, but not oaks_.'"
  • "Perhaps in "oaks" there is reference to their idolatry (Isa 1: 29)."
  • "Egrets perch in oaks, cormorants dive into the green water, mallards pass overhead and we hear of the recent sighting of an osprey."