oxen

[ UK /ˈɒksən/ ]
[ US /ˈɑksən/ ]
NOUN
  1. domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
    so many head of cattle
    seven thin and ill-favored kine
    wait till the cows come home
    a team of oxen
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How To Use oxen In A Sentence

  • The main constituent phases of these rocks are plagioclase, hornblende, pyroxene, quartz and K-feldspar, and accessory phases include magnetite, sphene, zircon and apatite.
  • yoke the oxen together
  • As if it were good for the oxen, and some terebinthine or other medicinal quality ascended into their nostrils. The Maine Woods
  • Even though most such oxen are used for plowing, which is forbidden in the Sabbatical year, it is not unusual for someone to buy an ox for its meat.
  • It points out that stations where the situation is particularly acute include Crewe, Preston and Carlisle, but the situation is also serious at Oxenholme.
  • It was an old-fashioned farm that used oxen to plough the fields.
  • Subsequent melting of mica pyroxenite may produce potassic magmas as a result of orogenic or extensional, thermal or bark triggers.
  • Other recalled drugs included hypertension pills amlodipine and doxazosin and pain-reliever naproxen. U.K. Issues Recall Of Various Generics
  • Every farmer knows how to yoke the oxen together.
  • This leads the Stoics to a very anthropocentric view of the world, in which grain, olives and vines are for us to consume, sheep for clothing us with their fleeces, oxen for pulling our ploughs and so forth.
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