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noun as in bovine

Strong match

noun as in cattle

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The fictional Caribbean country boasts horses, pelicans, roosters, oxen and rodents, and Far Cry 6 players can pet or feed most of these creatures.

To transport the sandstone blocks to the new federal city, skids — or what were sometimes called “stone boats” — were pulled by oxen to a wharf.

The years like Great Black Oxen tread the world And God the herdsman goads them on behind.

Black Oxen is a reminder of the healthy benefits of cynicism, and in retrospect served as an early warning to an ebullient age.

Just a little before daybreak they were all wakened by the bellowing of the oxen and the barking of dogs.

And thy oxen, and the ass colts that till the ground, shall eat mingled provender as it was winnowed in the floor.

And when they came unto the threshing-floor of Chidon, Uzza put forth his hand to hold the Ark; for the oxen stumbled.

The estate employs 200 oxen and 180 slaves as labourers, besides those for the service of the family.

If he has taken the seed, worn out the oxen, from the seed which he has hoed he shall restore.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oxen, such as: cow.

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