Definitions

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  • n. A goad for driving oxen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A goad for driving oxen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A goad for driving oxen.

Etymologies

ox +‎ goad (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • After him came Shamgar the son of Anath, who struck down six hundred Philistines with an oxgoad; and he also saved Israel.

    HANDS Across the Godhead?

  • ¶ And after him was Shamgar the son of Anath, which slew of the Philistines six hundred men with an oxgoad: and he also delivered Israel.

    Judges 3.

  • Indian driver plodded beside with his long oxgoad.

    History of California

  • He it was that drove the nursing women who were in charge of frenzied Bacchus through the land of Nysa, and they flung their thyrsi on the ground as murderous Lycurgus beat them with his oxgoad.

    The Iliad of Homer

  • Not only were the slightest trespasses on the forest domain -- the cutting of an oxgoad, for instance -- severely punished, but game animals were still sacred when they had wandered from their native precincts and were ravaging the fields of the peasantry.

    Earth as Modified by Human Action, The~ Chapter 03 (historical)

  • 003: 031 After him was Shamgar the son of Anath, who struck of the Philistines six hundred men with an oxgoad: and he also saved Israel.

    The World English Bible (WEB):

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