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oak·y

 (ō′kē)
adj. oak·i·er, oak·i·est
Having the flavor and aroma of oak wood as a result of being fermented or aged in an oak barrel or in a stainless steel or glass container to which oak chips have been added. Used of wine: an oaky Chardonnay.

oak′i·ness n.

oaky

(ˈəʊkɪ)
adj, oakier or oakiest
1. hard like the wood of an oak
2. (Cookery) (of a wine) having a pleasant flavour imparted by the oak barrel in which it was stored

oaky

(ˈəʊkɪ)
n, pl oakies
(Cookery) dialect Midland English an ice cream
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