- The definition of an oxford is a type of low cut shoe that laces over the arch on top of the foot.
An example of an oxford is the 1950's style saddle shoe.
- Oxford is a city located in the central southern part of England where there's a university located there by the same name.
An example of Oxford is the university from which Tony Blair graduated.
- Oxford is defined as a type of woven fabric.
An example of oxford is the woven blue cotton fabric which is often used in men's dress shirts.
- a type of low shoe laced over the instepalso oxford shoe
- a cotton or rayon fabric with a basketlike weave, used for shirts, etc.also oxford cloth
Origin of oxfordafter Oxford
- city in SC England; county seat of Oxfordshire & the site of Oxford University
Origin of OxfordOld English Oxenaford from oxan, genitive plural of oxa, ox + ford, ford: originally a place where oxen forded the river
- A sturdy, low shoe that laces over the instep.
- A cotton cloth of a tight basket weave, used primarily for shirts.
Origin of oxfordAfter Oxford England
- A city of south-central England on the Thames River west-northwest of London. The internationally famous Oxford University, founded in the 1100s, still dominates the city center.x
- A city of northern Mississippi south-southeast of Memphis, Tennessee. It is the seat of the University of Mississippi (“Ole Miss”), established in 1844, and was William Faulkner's home town.x
17th Earl ofTitle of Edward de Vere. 1550-1604
(countable and uncountable, plural oxfords)
- Alternative capitalization of Oxford (cloth)
- A shoe of a particular sort.