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oak(s)

(oks)
mod. OK; satisfactory; worthy. (Prisons.) That dude’s oaks.
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Robin found the stranger as hard to hit as though fenced in by an oak hedge.
On its farther rim stood three rugged knolls covered with dense woods of spruce and oak.
The wagon had passed by, rustling down the road, which was carpeted with fallen leaves of maple, oak, and alder.
For you are to know, that, many years before, King Pelias had been told by the Speaking Oak of Dodona, that a man with one sandal should cast him down from his throne.
The first thing that Jason thought of doing, after he left the king's presence, was to go to Dodona, and inquire of the Talking Oak what course it was best to pursue.
Beyond, in a slightly clearer space, wild grape and honeysuckle swung in green riot from gnarled old oak trees.
He listened greedily to the quail calling, and laughed outright, once, in sheer joy, at a tiny chipmunk that fled scolding up a bank, slipping on the crumbly surface and falling down, then dashing across the road under his horse's nose and, still scolding, scrabbling up a protecting oak.
The shopman (he knows my friend) was naturally a little staggered at first; but, quickly recovering himself, and feeling that something ought to be done to encourage this sort of thing, asked our hero if he would like to see some fine old carved oak.
All carved oak, right up to the ceiling, just the same as you saw on the staircase.
It seemed as if the hamadryad of the oak had sheltered herself from the unimaginative world within the heart of her native tree, and that it was only necessary to remove the strange shapelessness that had incrusted her, and reveal the grace and loveliness of a divinity.
He was about to withdraw when his eyes chanced to fall upon a half-developed figure which lay in a corner of the workshop, surrounded by scattered chips of oak.
Still following the tracks of the prints, Larsan and I passed out of the oak grove and reached the border of the lake.
He explained his absence by saying that he had a headache and went out into the fresh air, but had gone no further than the oak grove.
Throwing the rope over the high limb of a giant oak tree, they pulled till the poor Marionette hung far up in space.
One night, about three years after the death of Hetty Parlow, a number of the young people of Blackburg were passing Oak Hill Cemetery in a wagon--if you have been there you will remember that the road to Greenton runs alongside it on the south.