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Words nearby oxen
Definition for oxen (2 of 2)
noun, plural ox·en for 1, 2, ox·es for 3.
Origin of ox
OTHER WORDS FROM oxox·like, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for oxen
Just a little before daybreak they were all wakened by the bellowing of the oxen and the barking of dogs.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
Sometimes a heavily-laden cart would go by drawn by a long string of oxen; but they were picturesque and added to the charm.The Chief Legatee|Anna Katharine Green
These goods of the moving household are laden and forwarded on carts called Hackeries, drawn by oxen.Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877|James Kennedy
Oxen and asses, not horses, were the work animals of the farmers of those days.Hebrew Life and Times|Harold B. Hunting
Behind the oxen came the asses, trotting along and kicking under the blows of the donkey drivers.The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5|Theophile Gautier