Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of oxter.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Arms hooked him by the oxters and under his knees.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Arms hooked him by the oxters and under his knees.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Arms hooked him by the oxters and under his knees.

    Earl of Durkness

  • In a rush of happiness, she picked up her little girl under the oxters, swinging her around and around.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

  • They are in Calman, up to their oxters even higher.

    Cameron's folly

  • 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.

    Excerpt: The Observations by Jane Harris

  • They are up to their oxters in with the labour party.

    I'm going to Hell anyway....

  • 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.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • For he's up to his oxters in the Green Fields of France

    No Man's Land (3)

  • 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.

    Drums of Autumn

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