[oks-ferd] /ˈɒks fərd/
1st Earl of, .
a city in S , in S England, NW of London: university, founded in 12th century.
a town in SW Ohio.
a town in S Massachusetts.
a town in N Mississippi, hometown of William Faulkner.
Also called Oxford Down. one of an English breed of large, hornless sheep, noted for its market lambs and heavy fleece of medium length.
a city in S England, administrative centre of Oxfordshire, at the confluence of the Rivers Thames and Cherwell: Royalist headquarters during the Civil War; seat of Oxford University, consisting of 40 separate colleges, the oldest being University College (1249), and Oxford Brookes University (1993); motor-vehicle industry. Pop: 143 016 (2001) related word Oxonian
Also called Oxford Down. a breed of sheep with middle-length wool and a dark brown face and legs
a type of stout laced shoe with a low heel
a lightweight fabric of plain or twill weave used esp for men’s shirts
1st Earl of. title of (Robert) Harley
university town in England, Middle English Oxforde, from Old English Oxnaforda (10c.) literally “where the oxen ford.” In reference to a type of shoe laced over the instep, it is attested from 1721 (Oxford-cut shoes). Related: Oxfordian; Oxfordish; Oxfordist; Oxfordy.
- Oxford english
noun 1. that form of the received pronunciation of English supposed to be typical of Oxford University and regarded by many as affected or pretentious
noun 1. a frame for a picture, mirror, etc., consisting of four straight pieces whose ends project beyond the corners. noun 1. a type of picture frame in which the sides of the frame cross each other and project outwards
noun 1. medium to dark gray.
noun 1. an organization founded at Oxford University in 1921 by Frank Buchman, advocating absolute morality in public and private life. noun 1. an early name for Moral Rearmament