Definition of Oxheads
1. Noun. (plural of oxhead) ¹
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Definition of Oxheads
1. oxhead [n] - See also: oxhead
Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxheads
oxheads (current term)
Literary usage of Oxheads
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biblia by Charles Henry Stanley Davis (1901)
"... of the fifteenth century BC—the Keft chieftains are seen bearing precious vases, and ingots, and golden oxheads as tributary gifts to Pharaoh. ..."
2. Man by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1902)
"... of the head of a bull on the coins of Phocis, of Thessaly, and of Samos (Ridgeway, Early Age of Greece, Vol. I., p. 334). The upper of three oxheads ..."
3. Anthropology and the Classics: Six Lectures Delivered Before the University by Robert Ranulph Marett, Arthur Evans, Andrew Lang, Gilbert Murray, Frank Byron Jevons, John Linton Myres, William Warde Fowler (1908)
"The abbreviation of the oxheads in Fig. 2 is fairly clear up to No., though whether the further procession is to be traced in the ..."
4. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1893)
"with thunderbolts, etc., upon them ; square leaden weights with devices such as amphorae, oxheads, etc., and Greek inscriptions, one 2 inches square reading ..."
5. Augustus: The Life and Times of the Founder of the Roman Empire [B.C. 63-A.D by Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh (1903)
"IN a house at the eastern corner of the Palatine, called "At the oxheads,"* on the 23rd of September, BC 63—some nine weeks before the execution of the ..."
6. Essays and Studies, Educational and Literary by Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (1890)
"Eastern Roc, the fights with the oxheads, and the final adventure with those she-assassins, the She- ass-shins.1 * The' Lie-fancier' ..."
7. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1894)
"... whence I suppose they have obtained the name of oxheads.1 As soon as we could get on shore we went to fill our water casks, and, if possible, ..."