Definition of Oxhead

1. n. Literally, the head of an ox (emblem of cuckoldom); hence, a dolt; a blockhead.



Definition of Oxhead

1. Noun. The head of an ox; an emblem of cuckoldom. ¹

2. Noun. A dolt; a blockhead. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oxhead

1. a blockhead [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxhead

oxfendazole
oxflies
oxfly
oxford
oxford-gray
oxford-grey
oxford gray
oxford grey
oxfords
oxgang
oxgangs
oxgate
oxgates
oxgoad
oxgoads
oxhead (current term)
oxheads
oxheal
oxheart
oxheart cherry
oxhearts
oxherd
oxherds
oxhide
oxhides
oxi-
oxibendazole
oxic
oxicam
oxicams

Literary usage of Oxhead

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

1. Annual Report by Maine State Water Storage Commission (1914)
"oxhead LAKE, upper, T 40, MD, Hancock County; inlet, outlet of small lake; outlet into oxhead Lower Lake, oxhead Stream, Brandy Stream, Main Stream, ..."

2. The Development of Language: An Elementary Study of Language History and of by Harry Fletcher Scott, Wilbert Lester Carr (1921)
"It is believed to be derived from a Dutch word meaning 'oxhead.' We do not know why the word was used in this sense, although it has been supposed that the ..."

3. The West Somerset Word-book: A Glossary of Dialectal and Archaic Words and by Frederick Thomas Elworthy (1886)
"oxhead [auk-seed], sl>. Hogshead. (Always.) Plase, sir, I be come arter th' empty oxhead. ..."

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