oaken

[oh-kuh n]

Origin of oaken

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at oak, -en2
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British Dictionary definitions for oaken

oaken

adjective
  1. made of the wood of the oak
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Word Origin and History for oaken
adj.

"made of, or consisting of, oak," late 12c., from oak + -en (2).

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