oakenshaw

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oakenshaw (plural oakenshaws)

  1. A grove of oaks.
    • 1922, A.E Housman, "The Oracles"
      'Tis mute, the word they went to hear on high Dodona mountain
      When winds were in the oakenshaws and all the cauldrons tolled,
      And mute's the midland navel-stone beside the singing fountain,
      And echoes list to silence now where gods told lies of old.