Definition of bog oak in English:

bog oak

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  • An ancient oak tree which has been preserved in peat, with hard black wood.
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    • The handle was made of bog oak and therefore black.
    • He was presented with a number of gifts to mark his retirement including a bog oak sculpture created by Seamus Kelly of Butlerstown.
    • Local man Paddy Clooney will have some of his hand-crafted bog oak pieces in the exhibition and Anna Bland will exhibit her collection of icons.

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