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Oxford frame

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noun
  1. a frame for a picture, mirror, etc., consisting of four straight pieces whose ends project beyond the corners.

Origin of Oxford frame

First recorded in 1870–75
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Oxford frame

noun
  1. a type of picture frame in which the sides of the frame cross each other and project outwards
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