What does oaken mean?

oaken meaning in General Dictionary

consisting of or made from lumber for the oak-tree

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  • Made or composed of oaks or of the lumber of oaks
  • Made or comprising oaks or of wood of oaks.

oaken meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"made of, or comprising, oak," belated 12c., from oak + -en (2).


oaken meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Made or consisting of oaks or of this lumber of oaks.


Sentence Examples with the word oaken

The press box first consisted of strongly bound oaken planks, but later on cast-iron boxes were introduced.

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