EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OXFORD
Mr. Gladstone was again returned unopposed for the University of Oxford.
You have never taken to study, else, as you know, I would have sent you to Oxford.
Some years ago I lectured in Oxford on the subject of Education.
The music was adapted from Athaliah, which, so far, had only been heard at Oxford.
A boy has been arrested for picking pockets in Oxford Street.
We did not meet at the university; he went to Oxford, and I to Cambridge.
He completed his education at Queen's and Magdalen colleges, Oxford.
The colleges of Oxford and Cambridge both claim him as a student.
How many other figures in that vanished Oxford world I should like to draw!
We had first met him, as I have said, on a week-end visit to the Talbots at Oxford.
university town in England, Middle English Oxforde, from Old English Oxnaforda (10c.) literally "where the oxen ford." In reference to a type of shoe laced over the instep, it is attested from 1721 (Oxford-cut shoes). Related: Oxfordian; Oxfordish; Oxfordist; Oxfordy.