Example sentences for: oxen

How can you use “oxen” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • All of these colonies were set up in the same way, with streets wide enough to ensure a full team of oxen could turn around.

  • We make our oxen drag our rusty plows, Long laid aside.

  • On one significant issue, the line-item veto, they held firm on an old stance even though doing so meant handing a Democratic president a knife to gore Republican oxen (though they did postpone the day as long as possible and are now contending that Clinton's conception of it is too broad).

  • You’ll see gaggles of geese and ducks waddling along the riverbanks, burdened donkeys treading steadfastly homeward, and oxen compliantly tilling the fields.

  • But he is not beyond a grumbling pun on oxen and morons , while looking hard at me.

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