oxter

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noun ox·ter \ˈäk-stər\

Definition of oxter

  1. 1 chiefly Scotland and Ireland :  armpit 1

  2. 2 chiefly Scotland and Ireland :  arm

Origin and Etymology 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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