oxter

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

ox·ter

noun \ˈäk-stər\

Definition of OXTER

1
chiefly Scottish & Irish :  armpit 1
2
chiefly Scottish & Irish :  arm

Origin of OXTER

Middle English (Scots), alteration of Old English ōxta; akin to Old English eax axis, axle — more at axis
First Known Use: 15th century

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