Definition of Oxters

1. Noun. (plural of oxter) ¹



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Definition of Oxters

1. oxter [n] - See also: oxter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxters

oxprenolol
oxprenolol hydrochloride
oxshoe
oxshoes
oxskin
oxskins
oxslip
oxslips
oxtail
oxtail soup
oxtails
oxtant
oxter
oxtered
oxtering
oxters (current term)
oxtongue
oxtongues
oxtriphylline
oxy
oxy-
oxyacetic
oxyacetylene
oxyacetylene torch
oxyacid
oxyacids
oxyacoia
oxyammonia
oxyamphetamine
oxyanion

Literary usage of Oxters

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1. Lakeland Words: A Collection of Dialect Words and Phrases, as Used in by B. Kirkby (1898)
"OXEYE—The marguerite daisy in its wild state. oxters—Arm-pits. It catches mi at t' oxters. PADDOCK—Field name for a low-lying level field. ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"This word is commonly used as an interrogatory. 'lies ta gitten owta o fish to-day ?' ' Nay, nought 'at is owt'—or, not many. oxters, o. armpits. ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1909)
""See. lassie, tak' her up firm like 1111- ilcr the oxters. Dinn;i be feared o' the bairn," she directed. Kasie made n desperate lunge at the l>:iby. got it ..."

4. Governments and Parties in Continental Europe by Abbott Lawrence Lowell (1897)
"... Victor Victor Emmanuel, who refused to repeal the Statuto in spite of the oxters and the threats of Austria, — an act that won for him the confidence of ..."

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