Then I came to a long thicket of these oaklike
trees-- live, or evergreen, oaks, I heard afterwards they should be called--which grew low along the sand like brambles, the boughs curiously twisted, the foliage compact, like thatch.
The leaves are relatively flat, oaklike
in appearance, with irregular deep lobes, and they sometimes become frilly with a prominent reddish midrib with red veining.
And though poison oak is common along the West Coast and in sandy soils in the lower East and Midwest, its oaklike
leaves and typically shrublike posture are comparatively easy to spot.
Towel niches framed in oaklike
wenge wood match the cabinets below.
She wants to christen it "Chinquapin Cottage" for the native, oaklike
hardwood gracing the floors, cabinets and molding.
Its dense trunk, which is ten feet in diameter and has oaklike
bark, soars upward toward the canopy.
stability might also be called oaklike
Vin Diesel has used those oaklike
arms of his for a number of tough assignments: playing fighting men in such movies as ``Pitch Black,'' ``Saving Private Ryan'' and the new car-racing-and-crime opus ``The Fast and the Furious''; making a struggling actor's living as a nightclub bouncer in his native New York City; even for writing a few of his own films.
Russian Red', for greenish purple color and oaklike
Willard White is practically an old hand at Golaud by now, so it's no surprise that the bass-baritone seemed comfortable in this role, his oaklike
voice and fearsome demeanor clashing with Keenlyside's ardor.