Oxbow meaning

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A U-shaped piece of wood that fits under and around the neck of an ox, with its upper ends attached to the bar of the yoke.
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Either of the U-shaped parts of an ox yoke: an oxbow passes under and around the neck of a yoked ox.
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A sharp, U-shaped bend in a river. The bend is so sharp that only a narrow neck of land is left between the two parts of the river.
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A U-shaped piece of wood used as a collar for an ox, the upper parts fastened to its yoke.
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A meander in a river; the land enclosed by such a loop.
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