post oak


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n post oak small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having dark green lyrate pinnatifid leaves and tough moisture-resistant wood used especially for fence posts
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In literature:

A great oak which served the purpose of a military whipping post, still stands just east of the Van Cortlandt house.
"The New York and Albany Post Road" by Charles Gilbert Hine
Elm makes a good keel, especially with oak for stem and stern-post.
"All Afloat" by William Wood
He had driven strong posts of oak around it, also.
"Odysseus, the Hero of Ithaca" by Homer
In the centre stood an immense bed of oak designed in Renaissance style, the posts of which reached to the ceiling.
"A Royal Prisoner" by Pierre Souvestre
It was Sunny Oak from his post at the window who finally broke the silence.
"The Twins of Suffering Creek" by Ridgwell Cullum
This variety originated with T. V. Munson, Denison, Texas, from seed of Post-oak with mixed pollen.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
The entire building was surrounded by a broad veranda, open to the sky, and enclosed by a rope railing run through stout oak posts.
"Chicken Little Jane on the Big John" by Lily Munsell Ritchie
A mile from the house he had erected a white-oak post which served as guide for those in search of his dwelling.
"Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia" by Carrie Hunter Willis
Sumpin dat happened befo' Ah come heah f'om ol' Post-Oak Plantation.
"The Valiants of Virginia" by Hallie Erminie Rives
His hand caressed with unconscious affection the door-posts, with their time-worn oak carvings.
"The Undying Past" by Hermann Sudermann
He entered a wider gorge, well wooded with post-oak.
"The Sheriff of Badger" by George B. Pattullo
The great oak between the house and the garden, was the whipping-post.
"The Boys of '61" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Here Owen's attention was attracted by a notice posted against a large oak-tree.
"The Cave by the Beech Fork" by Henry S. Spalding
The post offices are Oak Ridge and Spring Valley.
"Fifty Years In The Northwest" by William Henry Carman Folsom
Such is the general character of the mineral lands, which are covered with a stunted growth of oaks, denominated post-oaks.
"Scenes and Adventures in the Semi-Alpine Region of the Ozark Mountains of Missouri and Arkansas" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
I posted myself near an oak, and Antonio sat on Lizzy behind me.
"The Backwoodsman" by Various
The uses name post oak, canoe birch, and lodge-pole pine.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
The grain of the charcoal posts indicated the wood to have been oak.
"Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi" by David Ives Bushnell
The stems and stern posts were of oak.
"Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic'" by British Government
Above them I banked dry lengths of swamp maple and post oak.
"Everyday Adventures" by Samuel Scoville

In news:

Post Oak Mall Gears Up for Grand Re-Opening.
It's been months in the process, but Post Oak Mall is finally ready for shoppers to see all the changes.
Tree crews clean up the post oak near the John F Kennedy gravesite.
The Oak Ridge Trojans keep their post-season dreams alive for another week with a win over Pitman .
Enlarge Dennis Nett, The Post-Standard The kitchen has custom oak cabinets, oak floors, appliance garages, a trash compactor and a wine chiller.
It may not be cold just yet, but "snow" is in the forecast this weekend at the Post Oak Mall in College Station.
The high-end furniture seller plans to open in the first quarter of next year in the Centre at Post Oak at the corner of Westheimer and Post Oak Blvd.
Kentucky Oaks Post Position Draw Complete.
) CEO: John R Colson Address: 1360 Post Oak Boulevard Houston, TX 77056.
WASHINGTON POST) One week after the Sikh shootings in Oak Creek, Americans have learned more about the Sikh community, many for the first time.
If you have questions contact Dr Hernandez at 903 868-0808 2108 Post Oak Dr Sherman.
A new, post-dysfunctional day is dawning in Del Rey Oaks politics.
The Compass Bank building at 2200 Post Oak comes down.
If you couldn't make the media and protester circus at Huntsville, Tony's Ballroom on Post Oak seemed the next hottest ticket for the Gary Graham/Shaka Sankofa execution last Thursday.
It's all part of the Post Oak Mall 's "Grand Celebration" of its massive renovation and to help the Brazos Valley Food Bank.

In science:

First note that B dx , Y ca+ex and the explicit sub-group test Y q by ˆA (resp., Acy , X db+ey and X q by ˆB ) can be computed in a parallel, modular and post-ID way, which allows for various trade-offs among security, privacy and efficiency for the deployment of (s)OAKE in practice.
A New Family of Practical Non-Malleable Diffie-Hellman Protocols
We remark this weakness is at the price of supporting the advantageous post-ID computability offered by OAKE.
A New Family of Practical Non-Malleable Diffie-Hellman Protocols