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oxter

[ok-ster] /ˈɒk stər/
noun, Scot. and North England
1.
the armpit.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; akin to Old English ōcusta armpit, Old Norse (h)ōstr throat
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oxter

/ˈɒkstə/
noun
1.
(Scot & Irish, Northern English, dialect) the armpit
Word Origin
C16: from Old English oxta; related to Old High German Ahsala, Latin axilla
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