Her hair was dead-black with the blackness of bog-oak root or of basalt.
Big bush over there, and he danced across the bubbling marsh to a bog-oak with a thick mass of green at its base.
He asked the price of an elaborate specimen of carving in bog-oak.
A bog-oak carving represents a typical Irishman driving a "conthrairy pig," which is supposed to stand for Tim Harrington.
Whenever I see an old chest now, I always view it with suspicion—especially if it should happen to be a bog-oak chest.
The stand is of Irish bog-oak, Celtic carving, the Irish wolfhound being very carefully executed.
It is a recumbent effigy of bog-oak, covered with wire network.
The blackness of peat and of bog-oak may be largely but certainly not wholly due to carbonaceous matter.