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oxter

[ ok-ster ]
/ ˈɒk stər /
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noun Scot. and North England.
the armpit.
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Origin of oxter

1490–1500; akin to Old English ōcusta armpit, Old Norse (h)ōstr throat
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British Dictionary definitions for oxter

oxter
/ (ˈɒkstə) /

noun
Scot, Irish and Northern English dialect the armpit

Word Origin for oxter

C16: from Old English oxta; related to Old High German Ahsala, Latin axilla
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