from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large oak (Quercus alba) of eastern North America, having heavy, hard, light-colored wood.
- n. See roble.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An oak tree with rounded leaf lobes, native to eastern North America, Quercus alba.
- n. An oak tree in a subgenus, Quercus subgenus Quercus, the type species of which is Quercus alba.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See under Oak.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of numerous Old World and American oaks having 6 to 8 stamens in each floret, acorns that mature in one year and leaf veins that never extend beyond the margin of the leaf
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He stepped in fluidly, she countered a little to the left, and suddenly, like quicksilver, she went low to high—“dragon from water”—and he could not get his shinai into a block fast enough by a hair, and she slipped her blade under his guard, screamed “Hai!” with amazing force, and he felt the bitter bite of the white oak edge, classic yokogiri, against his ribs.