Oxna-ford

Oxna-ford, n: Oxford (place name). Means “ford of the oxen”. (“oks-nah-ford”)

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Image: Illustration of a happy ox with lovely horns. Der Naturen Bloeme, by Jacob van Maerlant. Flanders or Utrecht, c. 1450-1500. Koninklijke Bibliotheek, KB, 76 E 4, Folio 10r. From The Medieval Bestiary.

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