At one community fair, in Thousand oaks, Ruby met a man, a wrestler, who would become her next husband.
A listener from Thousand oaks put me in touch with the Dachshund rescue center where I adopted Lisa-Marie.
It would be the first time an oaks and Derby winner would face off in the Preakness.
Now we paralleled the river, beyond whose far edge grew many slender-trunked nara trees; apparently they were Japanese oaks.
This meant a long detour of the swamp to approach the oaks from the west.
Overhead was the interwoven roof of oaks and ashes and beeches.
Among these trees there was a great yew, far older than the oaks, and beneath it a dark and shadowy pool.
I have had about a bale of cotton stolen at the "oaks" since I put it in the cotton-house.
Then into the thicket he crashed, knocking the oaks, and cracking the brush.
In 1731, they attacked and destroyed most of the oaks in France.
Old English ac "oak tree," from Proto-Germanic *aiks (cf. Old Norse eik, Old Saxon and Old Frisian ek, Middle Dutch eike, Dutch eik, Old High German eih, German Eiche), of uncertain origin with no certain cognates outside Germanic.
The usual Indo-European base for "oak" (*derwo-/*dreu-) has become Modern English tree. Used in Biblical translations to render Hebrew elah (probably usually "terebinth tree") and four other words. The Old Norse form was eik, but as there were no oaks in Iceland the word came to be used there for "tree" in general.