Oxford meaning

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(place) City in SC England; county seat of Oxfordshire & the site of Oxford University.
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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.
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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.
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English courtier and poet who is believed by some to have written Shakespeare's plays.
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A type of low shoe laced over the instep.
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A cotton or rayon fabric with a basketlike weave, used for shirts, etc.
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Alternative capitalization of Oxford (cloth)
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A shoe of a particular sort.
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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.

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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.

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A sturdy, low shoe that laces over the instep.
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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.

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A cotton cloth of a tight basket weave, used primarily for shirts.
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Origin of oxford

  • OE Oxenaford < oxan, gen. pl. of oxa, ox + ford, ford: originally a place where oxen forded the river

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • After Oxford England

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition