noun \ˈäks-fərd\

: a low shoe usually made of leather and fastened with laces

: soft, strong cotton usually used for making shirts

: a shirt made of oxford

Full Definition of OXFORD

:  a low shoe laced or tied over the instep
:  a soft durable cotton or synthetic fabric made in plain or basket weaves —called also oxford cloth

Origin of OXFORD

Oxford, England
First Known Use: 1886


geographical name \ˈäks-fərd\

Definition of OXFORD

city S cen England of Oxfordshire pop 109,000
Ox·ford·ian \äks-ˈfr-dē-ən\ adjective or noun

Variants of OXFORD

Ox·ford or Medieval Latin Ox·o·nia \äk-ˈsō-nē-ə\


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