[oks-ferd] /ˈɒks fərd/
Also called Oxford shoe, Oxford tie. a low shoe laced over the instep.
Also called oxford cloth. a cotton or synthetic fabric, in plain, twill, or basket weave, constructed on a pattern of two fine yarns woven as one warpwise and one loosely twisted yarn weftwise, for shirts, skirts, and summer sportswear.
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.
- Ox goad
mentioned only in Judg. 3:31, the weapon with which Shamgar (q.v.) slew six hundred Philistines. “The ploughman still carries his goad, a weapon apparently more fitted for the hand of the soldier than the peaceful husbandman. The one I saw was of the ‘oak of Bashan,’ and measured upwards of ten feet in length. At […]
[oks-hahrt] /ˈɒksˌhɑrt/ noun 1. any large, heart-shaped variety of sweet cherry.
[ok-sahyd, -sid] /ˈɒk saɪd, -sɪd/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a compound in which oxygen is bonded to one or more electropositive atoms. /ˈɒksaɪd/ noun 1. any compound of oxygen with another element 2. any organic compound in which an oxygen atom is bound to two alkyl or aryl groups; an ether or epoxide n. “compound of […]
/ˈɒksˌhaɪd/ noun 1. leather made from the hide of an ox