Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An oak-tree, Quercus obtusiloba.

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Examples

  • I usually like my ribs simple — seasoned with nothing but a salt, cayenne and black pepper rub, smoked low and slow over post-oak wood.

    sticky, spicy and sweet | Homesick Texan

  • I usually like my ribs simple—seasoned with nothing but a salt, cayenne and black pepper rub, smoked low and slow over post-oak wood.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The potential natural vegetation includes scrub-oak, post-oak, and blackjack oak forests and glade areas, along with prairie in the basins and valleys.

    Ecoregions of Iowa and Missouri (EPA)

  • The potential natural vegetation of this region is tallgrass prairie, savanna, and post-oak woodlands, with a larger area of prairie vegetation than neighboring regions.

    Ecoregions of Iowa and Missouri (EPA)

  • Allison is a crippled Texan of the post-oak country, condemned to a drab life, who acquires the ability to relive his past, heroic, lives.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • He had stepped out of a little post-oak thicket and looked up to see the humpbacked chief aiming an arrow at him.

    Dead Man’s Walk

  • Call asked, for in one of his hallucinations Buffalo Hump had killed Gus and hanged him upside down from a post-oak tree.

    Dead Man’s Walk

  • He was in the scrubby post-oak country near the Brazos and from his bluff could see far across the moonlit valleys.

    Lonesome Dove

  • One day we were eating dinner, while Jack sat perched on the post-oak near the door.

    Golden Days for Boys and Girls Volume VIII, No 25: May 21, 1887

  • As he grew older, he used frequently to fly into the top of a tall post-oak near the front door, from which he would circle around and around the house, then alight on the ground, and come hopping in the door, with a cheerful “caw! caw!” as if asserting that there was no place like home.

    Golden Days for Boys and Girls Volume VIII, No 25: May 21, 1887

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