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15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Middle English (Scots), alteration of Old English ōxta; akin to Old English eax axis, axle — more at axis
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“Oxter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxter. Accessed 26 May. 2020.
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