Example sentences for: oxen

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

  • We coax balking people like reluctant draft animals with carrot and stick , get them back into harness after a holiday, yoke them to co-workers like oxen, drive them hard as part of a team .

  • Later an acre was a strip of open field, large enough to be ploughed by a yoke of oxen in one day.

  • It means what it says: ford where oxen cross.

  • The region isn’t overly touristed, though; it isn’t unusual to see oxen pulling carts piled high with seaweed for fertilizer.

  • Cigar-chomping guajiros in enormous straw hats urge on their oxen, while vultures swoop overhead.

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