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American white oak

Definition of the noun american white oak

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noun

  1. large slow-growing deciduous tree of the eastern United States having stout spreading branches and leaves with usually 7 rounded lobes; yields strong and durable hard wood

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Google previewOn Growing Trees for Lumber: Ideas on Profitable Reforestation

The most famous of oaks, doubtless is the typical British species, but the American white oak is a close second. Perhaps these two might be hybridized. If the hybrid thus produced were by any chance to show the capacity for rapid growth that ...

Google previewThe American Farmer's Encyclopedia (1858)

Embracing All the Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry, and the Use of Mineral, Vegetable and Animal Manures ... by Gouverneur Emerson

The American white oak is 70 or 80 feet high, and 6 or 7 feet in diameter; but its proportions vary with the soil and climate. The excellent properties of the white oak for the construction of houses, ships. and almost innumerable other purposes , ...

Google previewThe Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs (1844)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry by Cuthbert William Johnson

The American white oak is 70 or 80 feet high, and 6 or 7 feet in diameter; but its proportions vary with the soil and climate.

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

American white oak [Quercus alba] one of a number of similar species of North American hardwood used for flooring and other hardwearing applications. bog oak ordinary oak which has been immersed in ponds, rivers, wet land, etc. for up to ...

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

The American white oak (Quercus alba ), ...

Google previewJohnson's Gardener's Dictionary (1894)

by George William Johnson, Charles Henry Wright

American White Oak; Quebec Oak.

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 7: Foodways (Large Print 16pt) (2009)

by John T. Edge

barrels is typically American white oak from Arkansas or Missouri. The beverage known today as bourbon whiskey emerged in the mid-19th century, although the name was in use a few decades earlier. Its antecedents are the other ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Home Winemaking (2005)

by André Vanasse, Pierre Drapeau

prepared by being exposed to the elements for a period up to ten years are the best, but even North American white oak casks are excellent. Careful preparations are required before transferring the wine to the barrel. The barrel must be ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1860)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

Nogrth American white oak, and American sweet chesnut 8 ,, Larch, hackmatack, tamaruc and juniper, pitch pine} 7 and English ash .............................. ..... .... .. " Cowdie, American rock elm .................................... .. 6 Baltic and American red pine , ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1887)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

American White Oak ; Quebec Oak. 11., cntkins s on er. rfn, cu hemisphericalsaucer-shard, rough or tubercled at maturity, na ed, much ...

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Small photo of A photograph of a glass of whiskey sitting atop of a whiskey barrel. From above you can see the amber aromas from the whiskey and the groves and slits of the American white oak.Small photo of A photograph of a glass of whiskey sitting atop of a whiskey barrel. From above you can see the amber aromas from the whiskey and the groves and slits of the American white oak. More...

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