Definitions for oaken

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. any tree or shrub belonging to the genus Quercus, of the beech family, bearing the acorn as fruit.

    Category: Plants

  2. the hard, durable wood of such a tree.

    Category: Furniture

  3. the leaves of this tree, esp. as worn in a chaplet.

Origin of oak:

bef. 900; ME ook, OE āc; c. D eik, OHG eih (G Eiche), ON eik


Princeton's WordNet

  1. oaken(adj)

    consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree

    "a solid oak table"; "the old oaken bucket"


  1. oaken(Adjective)

    Made from the wood of the oak tree

  2. Origin: From oken, from acen, equivalent to . Cognate with eiken, eichen, eikinn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Oaken(adj)

    made or consisting of oaks or of the wood of oaks


  1. Oaken

    Oaken is a small village in Staffordshire, England. The first mention of the Oaken place-name, was in 1086 when it was listed in the Domesday book as Ache. Its origin appears to be from the Old English, ācum - the oaks. Oaken lies just one mile west of Codsall. It is home to Oaken Terrace Nursing Home, a large nursing home situated just off Oaken Drive. Oaken's only pub is The Oaken Arms, a Vintage Inns pub on Holyhead Road - formerly The Foaming Jug, it re-opened in November 2010.


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