oakwood

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

oak +‎ wood

Noun[edit]

oakwood (plural oakwoods)

  1. A wood populated with oak trees.
    • 1824, George Chalmers, Caledonia: Volume 3 (page 280)
      He says moreover the Earl of Galloway had an oakwood of three miles extent along the Cree, whence a great part of Wigtonshire is supplied with timber []
    • 1950, Mervyn Peake, Gormenghast
      She stood there for a moment, entirely alone in the dreaming oakwoods []