shingle oak


noun

an oak, Quercus imbricaria, yielding a wood used for shingles, clapboards, etc.

Nearby words

  1. shine,
  2. shine up to,
  3. shiner,
  4. shiner perch,
  5. shingle,
  6. shingles,
  7. shingling,
  8. shingly,
  9. shingon,
  10. shining

Origin of shingle oak

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15

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