• (Australia) IPA: /ˈʃioʊk/
  • (British) IPA: /ˈʃiːəʊk/

she-oak (plural she-oaks)

  1. (AU) Any of various trees and shrubs of the family Casuarinaceae growing in Australasia and parts of Asia.
    • 1985, Peter Carey, Illywhacker, Faber & Faber 2003, p. 96:
      When she swung the belt again he crossed his fingers for her and screwed up his face in sympathy when it caught, in mid-air, on a branch of a big old she-oak that hung above the falls.
  2. (AU slang, now rare) Beer.

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