Oak (Maplet)

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This is the entry for oak from Maplet's A Greene Forest.

Of the Oke.

The Oke is called the sound bodied tree, and his principallitie is in long life & endurance. It is sayd that Mambra that tree, was a kinde of Oke, under which Abraham dwelt which continued and endured many hundred yeares, even from his time to Constanine's the king and Emperour. His fruite is commonly called the Acorne.