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Definition of "owsen" [owsen]

  • Oxen; plural form of ox. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "owsen" in a sentence
  • "“Ay, ay, Gaffer Tramp, take awa yealdon, take awa low — hang the witch, and there will be less scathe amang us; mine owsen hae been reckan this towmont.”"
  • "I will allow that ilk parochine, on an average, employs fifty pleughs, whilk is a great proportion in sic miserable soil as thae creatures hae to labour, and that there may be pasture enough for pleugh-horses, and owsen, and forty or fifty cows; now, to take care"
  • "And owsen frae the furrowed field return sae dowf and weary o,"