black oak

Definitions

  • Hill’s Oak. Northern Pin Oak. Black Oak
    Hill’s Oak. Northern Pin Oak. Black Oak
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n black oak medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad five-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Black oak See under Oak.
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Usage

In literature:

The floor was of polished black oak covered with skins; the ceiling was paneled oak and had a paneled beam.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
Upon the diners a luxurious ceiling looks down, a blaze of color upon black oak set off by masses of gold borders.
"History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I" by Myers Gustavus
Next thing I knowed I wuz wakin' up at the foot of a black-oak.
"Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)" by John McElroy
The timber on this range consists of live oak, and various oaks resembling white burr and black oak, besides various shrubs.
"Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51" by E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls
Jacques mounted the platform, bowed to the crowd and took his seat in the black-draped, carved oak chair to the left of the Bailiff.
"The Executioner" by Frank Riley
With a delighted thrill of anticipation she skipped up the black oak staircase to the door of Miss Joyce's studio.
"Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil
Then she stole out of the house and, a black cloak about her, this time, went across the fields to the oak tree.
"Rose MacLeod" by Alice Brown
In the woods around were splendid trees, white and black oak and chestnut, for planking, and pine for the decks.
"Stories of Our Naval Heroes" by Various
It was a long, black, oak-ceiled room into which he looked.
"The White Plumes of Navarre" by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
The oak, which is so often dyed black in peat, owes its color to the same metal.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
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In poetry:

And when falls on solemn air
From black oaks the evening,
Voice of our unvoiced despair,
There the nightingale shall sing.
"En Sourdine" by Clark Ashton Smith
Oak shelves, oak tables, black as jet,
Mock the bureau, and the beau-fet.
Joint-stools, and shining coffers vie
With ebon, or mahogony.
"The Description of a Cottage" by Samuel Bowden
Lonely, lonely by the Black Sea,
Stood a rustling, ancient black oak,
Gaining new splinters and splittings
With every fiery thunder stroke.
"The Black Oak" by Giorgi Leonidze
By the Black Sea, ancient, rustling,
Stood the lonely, lonely black oak.
Against his bare chest, cold, howling
Wind, dense fog, and frigid waves broke.
"The Black Oak" by Giorgi Leonidze
I shall be one with all pit-black things
Finding their lowering threat unsaid:
Stars for my pillow there in the gloom,—
Oak-roots arching about my head!
"The Traveller-Heart" by Vachel Lindsay
See the poplars
Black in blackness,
In all their leaves there is no sigh.
'Neath that darkling
Cedar who dare wander
Now, or under the vast oak would lie!...
"Nightfall" by John Freeman

In news:

He was born Oct 12, 1920 in Black Oak, to the late Floyd and Oma Lisk .
A black-capped chickadee hangs from a branch at the Prairie Oaks Forest Preserve in Kingston, Ill.
Bessie Overman Jackson, 87, of Black Oak, died Saturday, Oct 26.
CourtesyBob Sanchez (left) of Placer Sierra Realty hands over the $10,000 check won by John Parker of Rocklin during the Gold Country Open last month at Black Oak Golf Course in Auburn.
She was born April 29, 1925, in Black Oak to the late Willie and Cora Ray.
At the time, we lived in Oak View and were flooded out with black water, just shortly after getting a pet from people that could not care for her (a boxer dog –Triks).
You need not have the most sensitive palate to enjoy its intense flavors of black fruits, very often melded with plenty of vanilla, toast and spices from new oak aging.
Willie Mae (Safley) Whitten , 97, of Black Oak died July 23, 2004, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City.
On Tuesday, Galaxy Hut is tapping three rare kegs from Utah's Uinta Brewing Company: Labyrinth, a strong black ale brewed with licorice sticks and aged in oak barrels, Detour, a Double IPA, and Tilted Smile, an Imperial Pilsner.
Black Oak, Blade Alignment and Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie.
And Norma Malone in Black Oak.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has approved permits necessary for the Black Oak and Getty wind farms near Sauk Centre.
Inside the discretely located Pure Options looks like your standard doctor's office until you get to the back room and find an oak bar and service counter, televisions and black leather couches.
The country-and-western band Black Oak Arkansas must have been contemplating the afterlife when they first crooned "Everybody wants to see heaven / Nobody wants to die" way back in 1993.
Eddie Dunigan, 51, of Black Oak, announced his candidacy for District 12 Craighead County quorum court.
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In science:

But, turning this intuition into a formal proof needs introducing some non-standard non-black-box assumptions (though it much simplifies the security analysis), which may not be very favorable and is left to a subsequent separate work (for analyzing (s)OAKE in more security models).
A New Family of Practical Non-Malleable Diffie-Hellman Protocols
In this work, we mainly focus on the black-box analysis of (s)OAKE in the CK-framework.
A New Family of Practical Non-Malleable Diffie-Hellman Protocols
In the rest, we show the forging attack can still be ruled out in a black-box manner, by casting (s)OAKE in terms of online-efficient and strongly secure HDR signatures.
A New Family of Practical Non-Malleable Diffie-Hellman Protocols
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