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Synonyms for oxen
ˈɒk sən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurus(noun)

    domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age

    "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"

    Synonyms:
    cows, kine, cattle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "oxen":

    horse, bulls, ox, cattle, musk

How to pronounce oxen?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say oxen in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1401horse
#6961cattle
#11914cows
#12478bulls
#16321ox
#26204musk
#40328oxen
#55836kine

How to use oxen in a sentence?

  1. Dave Michelson:

    They knew they could n’t save the building, so the place was packed, of course, on a Saturday night with cowboys, miners, ladies of the night, and they actually carried the bar out, dragged the bar out across the street, they got some oxen up front and actually dragged it across the street and kept on serving while the Palace was burning to the ground.

  2. William Butler Yeats:

    The years like great black oxen tread the world, and God the herdsman treads them on behind, and I am broken by their passing feet.

  3. Burmese Proverb:

    The worth of a horse is known by its speed, the value of oxen by their carrying power, the worth of a cow by its milk-giving capacity, and that of a wise man by his speech.

  4. Horace:

    He's happy who, far away from business, like the races of men of old, tills his ancestral fields with his own oxen, unbound by any interest to pay.


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