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any of various Australian trees of the genus CasuarinaSee casuarina
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Word Origin for she-oak
C18 she (in the sense: inferior) + oak
Words nearby she-oak
shend, Shensi, Shenstone, Shenyang, Shenzhou, she-oak, Sheol, Shepard, shepherd, shepherd dog, shepherdess
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How to use she-oak in a sentence
They jumped up and climbed the bank, while I perched on the she-oak roots over the water to be out of sight as they passed.Over the Sliprails|Henry Lawson
The night wind sighed a soothing lullaby through the spines of the she-oak, and his spirit passed peacefully away with the ebb.The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale
The trees in general were the tall she-oak so common in the neighbourhood of Sydney.The Logbooks of the Lady Nelson|Ida Lee
And as Faber here paused, there came a strange laugh from the fantastic she-oak-tree overhanging the stream,—a wild, impish laugh.A Strange Story, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
It was not a cheerful night, for the wind had risen, and was moaning among the she-oak trees like a million lost spirits.A Crime of the Under-seas|Guy Boothby