Origin of oxford
Definition for oxford (2 of 2)
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Seventy-two adults between the ages of 18 and 50 are participating in the trial, led by the pediatrics department at Oxford.
His Oxford shirts and matching boxers are, needless to say, woven.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His next book is Government against Itself: Public Union Power and Its Consequences (Oxford) due out in January 2015.
But my goodness, even the air around Oxford University is studious.
The theory was first floated in the 1950s by Professor Homer Dubs of Oxford University.
And our cadet battalions are making themselves very much at home at Oxford and Cambridge.
He remembered how homesick he had been the first summer he had spent in Oxford, and how he had longed to go back.The Youth of Parnassus and Other Stories|Logan Pearsall Smith
If Shakespeare had graduated at Oxford, he might have been a quibbling attorney, or a hypocritical parson.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 3 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
He was a graduate of the University of Oxford, and afterwards had charge of a large private school in one of the English counties.Reminiscences of a Canadian Pioneer for the last Fifty Years|Samuel Thompson
The scene and its concurrences at Oxford have been witnessed by too many, and too often described, for me to attempt them.From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life|Captain A. T. Mahan
British Dictionary definitions for oxford (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for oxford (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for oxford
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.