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Meaning of OXBOW

Pronunciation:  '√Ęksbow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a wooden framework bent in the shape of a U; its upper ends are attached to the horizontal yoke and the loop goes around the neck of an ox
  2. [n]  a U-shaped curve in a stream
  3. [n]  the land inside an oxbow bend in a river
 

OXBOW is a 5 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: dry land, earth, frame, framework, framing, ground, land, meander, solid ground, terra firma

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ox"bow`\, n.
A frame of wood, bent into the shape of the letter U, and
embracing an ox's neck as a kind of collar, the upper ends
passing through the bar of the yoke; also, anything so
shaped, as a bend in a river.

 

 

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