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oxhide

/ˈɒksˌhaɪd/
noun
1.
leather made from the hide of an ox
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  • He wanted the party to meet him at the mouth of the oxhide as early as seven o'clock.

  • Why, Joe, I could have got a bushel of 'em; the oxhide was just swimming with 'em.

  • In this way they rode together back to the mouth of the oxhide, then separated and went to their respective homes.

  • The little party from the ranche arrived at the mouth of the oxhide before the contingent from Fort Harker.

  • The family had lived on their comfortable ranche on the oxhide for nearly three years.

  • The Pawnees camped on the oxhide that autumn earlier than usual, as one of the boys of the tribe had said they would.

  • Yet, even granting that to be so, I think you should pardon me, "since not for sacred beast or oxhide shield."

    The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1 Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • From there to the oxhide, they made two night halts instead of one, as on their outward trip.

  • But when the oxhide was pulled away they saw the three bodies fresh and whole, as they had laid them down.

  • The firing was heard on the oxhide, and several of the Pawnees who happened to be out on the highest bluffs saw the herd coming.

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