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Definition of Shingle oak
Shingle oakOak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D.
eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.]
1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus Quercus. The oaks
have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and
staminate flowers in catkins. The fruit is a smooth nut,
called an acorn, which is more or less inclosed in a
scaly involucre called the cup or cupule. There are now
recognized about three hundred species, of which nearly
fifty occur in the United States, the rest in Europe,
Asia, and the other parts of North America, a very few
barely reaching the northern parts of South America and
Africa. Many of the oaks form forest trees of grand
proportions and live many centuries. The wood is usually
hard and tough, and provided with conspicuous medullary
rays, forming the silver grain.
2. The strong wood or timber of the oak.
Note: Among the true oaks in America are:
Barren oak, or
Black-jack, Q. nigra.
Basket oak, Q. Michauxii.
Black oak, Q. tinctoria; -- called also yellow or
Bur oak (see under Bur.), Q. macrocarpa; -- called also
over-cup or mossy-cup oak.
Chestnut oak, Q. Prinus and Q. densiflora.
Chinquapin oak (see under Chinquapin), Q. prinoides.
Coast live oak, Q. agrifolia, of California; -- also
Live oak (see under Live), Q. virens, the best of all
for shipbuilding; also, Q. Chrysolepis, of California.
Pin oak. Same as Swamp oak.
Post oak, Q. obtusifolia.
Red oak, Q. rubra.
Scarlet oak, Q. coccinea.
Scrub oak, Q. ilicifolia, Q. undulata, etc.
Shingle oak, Q. imbricaria.
Spanish oak, Q. falcata.
Swamp Spanish oak, or
Pin oak, Q. palustris.
Swamp white oak, Q. bicolor.
Water oak, Q. aguatica.
Water white oak, Q. lyrata.
Willow oak, Q. Phellos. Among the true oaks in Europe
Bitter oak, or
Turkey oak, Q. Cerris (see Cerris).
Cork oak, Q. Suber.
English white oak, Q. Robur.
Holly oak, or
Holm oak, Q. Ilex.
Kermes oak, Q. coccifera.
Nutgall oak, Q. infectoria.
Note: Among plants called oak, but not of the genus
African oak, a valuable timber tree (Oldfieldia
Australian, or She, oak, any tree of the genus
Casuarina (see Casuarina).
Indian oak, the teak tree (see Teak).
Jerusalem oak. See under Jerusalem.
New Zealand oak, a sapindaceous tree (Alectryon
Poison oak, the poison ivy. See under Poison.
Meaning of Shingle oak from wikipedia
imbricaria, the shingle oak
, is a deciduous
tree in the red oak group
. It is native primarily
to the Midwestern
and Upper South
- rustic appearance
than a sawed shingle Quercus
imbricaria, or shingle oak
, a wood used for shingles Asbestos shingle
, roof or wall shingles
- The Shingle style
is an American architectural style
made po****r by the rise of the New England school
of architecture, which eschewed
— eastern North America Quercus iltisii
— western Mexico Quercus imbricaria
— shingle oak
— eastern North America Quercus incana
— bluejack oak
- cl****ification of the included species
with the botanical
cl****ification of oaks
. In contrast, synoptic
cl****ification as close...
- records common names
of the plant included
," "Coast She-oak
," " River Oak
," " Salt-water Swamp Oak
" and was called
"Worgnal" by the Indigenous...
- all three
on one spray: s****afras Thick, shining, willow-shaped: shingle oak
, willow oak
Thick, shining, ovate, spines
in the axils: Osage-orange Broadly...
for the Chicago
firm Marshall Field
& Company. The home is cast in Shingle
style, a variation
Anne, and predates
the full maturation
- made of neowa
), giwa (tiles), byeotjib
(rice Straw), stone
giwa (tiles), eoksae
(eulalia) and goolpy
) Quercus ilicifolia
) Quercus imbricaria
) Quercus macrocarpa
) Quercus montana
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