oaken 中文意思是什麼

oaken 解釋
adj. 形容詞 〈古、詩〉櫟(木製)的。

  1. At about the centre of the oaken panels, that lined the hall, was suspended a suit of mail, not, like the pictures, an ancestral relic, but of the most modern date ; for it had been manufactured by a skilful armourer in london, the same year in which governor bellingham came over to new england. there was a steel headpiece, a cuirass, a gorget, and greaves, with a pair of gauntlets and a sword hanging beneath ; all, and especially the helmet and breastplate, so highly burnished as to glow with white radiance, and scatter an illumination everywhere about upon the floor

  2. There are two oaken tables in our house

  3. The heavy oaken furniture had been axed, used for firewood

  4. His downcast eyes followed the silent veining of the oaken slab

  5. Pandaren with quicker than usual instincts, mangix wields his oaken staff with great efficiency

  6. Then he took away his mother s portrait, with its oaken frame, leaving the gilt frame from which he took it black and empty

  7. The mouth of the cave was up the hillside - an opening shaped like a letter a. its massive oaken door stood unbarred

  8. Caderousse, more and more astonished, went toward a large oaken cupboard, opened it, and gave the abb a long purse of faded red silk, round which were two copper runners that had once been gilt. the abb

  9. The grass - plot before the jail, in prison lane, on a certain summer morning, not less than two centuries ago, was occupied by a pretty large number of the inhabitants of boston ; all with their eyes intently fastened on the iron - clamped oaken door

  10. The ruddy brick floor smiled up at the smoky ceiling ; the oaken settles, shiny with long wear, exchanged cheerful glances with each other ; plates on the dresser grinned at pots on the shelf, and the merry firelight flickered and played over everything without distinction

  11. Only one hour in the twenty - four did she pass with her fellow - servants below ; all the rest of her time was spent in some low - ceiled, oaken chamber of the second storey : there she sat and sewed - and probably laughed drearily to herself, - as companionless as a prisoner in his dungeon

  12. The old men on the rising straw - rick talked of the past days when they had been accustomed to thresh with flails on the oaken barn - floor ; when everything, even to winnowing, was effected by hand - labour, which, to their thinking, though slow, produced better results

  13. Certain it is that, some fifteen or twenty years after the settlement of the town, the wooden jail was already marked with weather - stains and other indications of age, which gave a yet darker aspect to its beetle - browed and gloomy front. the rust on the ponderous iron - work of its oaken door looked more antique than any thing else in the new world

  14. The old man now passed through the broad hall through an inner hall, wherein against the walls stood huge oaken chests bearing porcelain vases ; then through the door opposite he entered a small lobby, from which a narrow staircase led to the upper rooms at the back of the house