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General Crossword Questions for “oak”

  • Deciduous tree
  • Traditional British tree
  • Common deciduous tree
  • The King of the Forest
  • Deciduous forest tree
  • Common forest tree
  • ___ Ridge, Tenn.

Encyclopedia

  • Oakland International Airport (IATA: OAK, ICAO: KOAK, FAA LID: OAK), also known as Metropolitan Oakland OAK has proven a popular alternative to San Francisco International. In 2008, 11.5 million passengers used the airport.[6] Another convenience of OAK over SFO—in relation to the success of. — “Oakland International Airport - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Oak can come into contact with wine in the form of a barrel during the fermentation or aging periods. It can be introduced to the wine in the form of free-floating oak chips or as wood staves (or sticks) added to wine in a fermentation vessel like stainless steel. — “Oak (wine) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Wikimedia Commons: Oak Park, Illinois. Lake Theater and shops along Lake Street. Oak Park, Illinois is a suburb bordering the west side of the city of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, United States. It is the twenty-fifth largest municipality in Illinois. — “Oak Park, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • As I stood at the door, on a sudden I beheld a stream of fire issue from an old and beautiful oak which stood about twenty yards from our house; and so soon as the dazzling light vanished, the oak had disappeared, and nothing remained but a blasted stump. — “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley
  • Dawson, of Oak Lodge. — “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins
  • Its beauties were enhanced by the horticultural skill of my brother, who bedecked this exquisite assemblage of slopes and risings with every species of vegetable ornament, from the giant arms of the oak to the clustering tendrils of the honey-suckle. — “Wieland” by Charles Brockden Brown
  • The oak and the palm were growing side by side, the Australian eucalyptus leaned against the Norwegian pine, the birch-tree of the north mingled its foliage with New Zealand kauris. — “A Journey to the Centre of the Earth” by Jules Verne
  • The furniture was massive, of oak richly carved, and belonging to another age. — “Sacaramouche” by Rafael Sabatini
  • As they draw to a close, Of what underlies the precedent songs–of my aims in them, Of the seed I have sought to plant in them, Of joy, sweet joy, through many a year, in them, (For them, for them have I lived, in them my work is done,) Of many an aspiration fond, of many a dream and plan; Through Space and Time fused in a chant, and the flowing eternal identity, To Nature encompassing these, encompassing God–to the joyous, electric all, To the sense of Death, and accepting exulting in Death in its turn the same as life, The entrance of man to sing; To compact you, ye parted, diverse lives, To put rapport the mountains and rocks and streams, And the winds of the north, and the forests of oak and pine, With you O soul. — “Leaves of grass” by Walt Whitman

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