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Definition of "oxen" []

  • Plural of ox. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "oxen" in a sentence
  • "I 've ruined me voice drivin 'oxen though, but here 's the song."
  • "Among these passengers was a young priest named Vincent de Paul, the son of a farmer in Languedoc, who had used his utmost endeavours to educate his son for the ministry, even selling the oxen from the plough to provide for the college expenses."
  • ""I am very sorry, Dr. Quackenboss," said Fleda, when she had the power and the chance to speak again, – "I am very sorry you should have to take this trouble; but, unfortunately, the art of driving oxen is not among Mr. Skillcorn's accomplishments.""