I'll look for ye comin' up the street next week wi' the charts under your oxter and your lad wi' ye.'
To those who know not the pipes, the feel of the bag in the oxter is a gaiety lost.
Then Paruig pushed the bag further into his oxter, and the tune changed.
And as she said this, she held up her oxter, as if to tak me below't.
He twirls in reversed directions a clouded cane, then wedges it tight in his oxter.
With the bell carefully tucked under his oxter he gave forth his news in a rasping voice that broke now and again into a squeal.
With a Bible under his oxter, and a 'bowet' new lit in his right hand, he accompanied me swiftly up the street.
"There was many a good man went to the penny-a-week school with a sod of turf under his oxter," said Mr. Kernan sententiously.
The "oxter" is crooked because the arm is engaged carrying them.
So Tammy and I had to oxter her out between us, and deliver the howdie herself—safe in at her own door.