How Do You Spell OXEN?

Correct spelling for the English word "oxen" is [ˈɒksən], [ˈɒksən], [ˈɒ_k_s_ə_n]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of OXEN

  1. 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"

Common Misspellings for OXEN

Below is the list of 206 misspellings for the word "oxen".

Usage Examples for OXEN

  1. The captain stood at the head of the front team, his hand resting on the yoke as he leaned against the bowed neck of one of the oxen. - "54-40 or Fight" by Emerson Hough
  2. The fresh beef afforded by a couple of oxen was very acceptable, and contributed to keep us in health. - "Old Jack" by W.H.G. Kingston
  3. The snow was six feet deep, and the ice was firm enough to bear oxen and men upon it everywhere. - "A Dog of Flanders" by Louisa de la Rame)
  4. Then it is no wonder that so many cattle, sheep, and oxen die of fever. - "The American Reformed Cattle Doctor" by George Dadd
  5. We cannot take the waggon even if there are enough oxen left to draw it, for it is his as much as mine, and I am sure that he will never leave this treasure unless he is driven away. - "Benita, An African Romance" by H. Rider Haggard