Origin of ox
OTHER WORDS FROM oxoxlike, adjective
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Origin of ox-
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Origin of Ox.
How to use ox in a sentence
There's no Nicely-Nicely Johnson hanging out in Times Square these days, no Harry the Horse, no Angie the Ox.New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’|Ross Wetzsteon|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The doctors said it was as strong as an ox, considering he was so sedentary.
But generally speaking, unless their personal ox is being gored, few young women seem willing to make waves.‘The Feminine Mystique’ at 50, Part 2: Three Feminists on What It Means Today|Jessica Bennett, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Alisa Solomon|February 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Whoever's ox Obama chooses to gore will probably be a considerably less enthusiastic coalition member come 2016.
They want candidates willing to do whatever it takes—no matter whose ideological ox is gored—to make the economic pain stop.Mitt Romney’s Problem With Conservatives: He’s Not Selling What They Want|Peter Beinart|February 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel hath not known me, and my people hath not understood.
The calf and the bear shall feed: their young ones shall rest together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.
Blessed are ye that sow upon all waters, sending thither the foot of the ox and the ass.
"Sing," said the Bull, as the stiff, muddy ox-bow creaked and strained.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
It was the custom to sacrifice an ox to him, and to write any treaty made with a neighboring people upon the skin.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)