Definition of Oxeyes

1. Noun. (plural of oxeye) ¹



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Definition of Oxeyes

1. oxeye [n] - See also: oxeye

Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxeyes

oxepin
oxepine
oxepines
oxepins
oxer
oxers
oxes
oxetane
oxetanes
oxetose
oxetoses
oxeye
oxeye daisies
oxeye daisy
oxeyed
oxeyes (current term)
oxfendazole
oxflies
oxfly
oxford
oxford-gray
oxford-grey
oxford gray
oxford grey
oxfords
oxgang
oxgangs
oxgate
oxgates
oxgoad

Literary usage of Oxeyes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1917)
"On May 24, 1914, a Duck Hawk was seen giving chase to a flock of " oxeyes." It overtook the last bird, and struck at it eleven times. ..."

2. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"It is found generally in small flocks of five or ten individuals, which, unlike the Sand oxeyes, do not feed in a compact body, but run rapidly about, ..."

3. Madam How and Lady Why; Or by Charles Kingsley (1885)
"But is not the sorrel itself red, and the oxeyes white ? What colour are 'they at night, when the sun a gone? ..."

4. Madame How and Lady Why; Or, First Lessons in Earth Lore for Children by Charles Kingsley (1873)
"But is not the sorrel itself red, and the oxeyes white ? What colour are they at night, when the sun is gone ? Dark. That is, no colour. ..."

5. How Plants are Trained to Work for Man by Luther Burbank (1921)
"MATING THE oxeyes The plant with which the cross was made was a much larger and ... Notwithstanding the rather coarse appearance of the European oxeyes, ..."

6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1909)
"... and oxeyes shall not be taken or possessed from January 1st •For other cases see same topic ft 5 NUMBER ID Doc. & Am. Digs. ..."

7. The Natural History of Some Common Animals: A Book of Animal Life by Charles George Douglas Roberts (1904)
"... of the palest violet, spotted with red clover^ blooms, white oxeyes, and hot orange Canada lilies, the deep-grassed levels basked under the July sun. ..."

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