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oak

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A deciduous tree (Quercus spp.) that provides material in its leaves and bark to produce many forms of herbal nostrums. Used as an astringent, a therapeutic remedy for skin disorders (approved for use for this purpose in Germany), and countless other unconfirmed purposes. Because of high levels of tannic acid, it has caused death, respiratory failure, and hepatotoxicity.
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There are other varieties but the English oak is the most well-known.
English oak trees are dedicated at Hemlington Lake, in memory of those who died in the First World War 130715TREES_07 PETER REIMANN
The courthouse does, however, sport English oak paneling, a 45,000-square-foot glass wall overlooking the harbor, "spacious waterfront chambers for judges, and a five-story Great Hall."
In Europe, Quercus species go by many names, usually the country of origin, i.e., English oak, French oak, Polish oak, etc.
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Probably Mexborough Old Pottery, Rawmarsh, South Yorkshire Circa 1885, modelled as a dog kennel made from English oak with brass mounts and complete with brass terrier
"The staircase was built in solid English oak giving that extra chic-ness to the ambience.
The volunteers, who spent hours in the area just off Woolwhich Road, Witherwack, planted birch trees, hazel, rowan, English oak, hawthorn and blackthorn trees.
THIS new architect-designed five-bedroom house - featuring Welsh slate and English oak - has bags of style.

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