- n. Plural form of oxter.
“Arms hooked him by the oxters and under his knees.”
“In a rush of happiness, she picked up her little girl under the oxters, swinging her around and around.”
“They are in Calman, up to their oxters even higher.”
“I had spotted them in the distance five minutes back, their top hats and big buttons, and ever since I had been looking for a way off the road, one that didn't involve me running across a field and getting mucked up to the oxters.”
“They are up to their oxters in with the labour party.”
“His lips were dry, but the rest of him was heavily bedewed; he could feel sweat pooling in the creases of his neck, soaking the cambric of his shirt beneath his oxters.”
“For he's up to his oxters in the Green Fields of France”
“He had heard stories of snowfalls that lay six feet deep, valleys where a man might sink to his oxters, and ice that froze so thick on the creeks that a bear could walk across.”
“Belike we'll be up to oor oxters in snaw, the morn, Wattie," chirrupped one damsel, in the bicker of rustic wit and empty laughter that flew around.”
“What is her complaint?" said I. "It iss the growing-pains, in her old legs, and in the top of her oxters -- wild, bad, ay, terrible bad.”
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