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oxter

(ˈɒkstə)
n
dialect Scot and Irish and Northern English the armpit
[C16: from Old English oxta; related to Old High German Ahsala, Latin axilla]
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oxter

[ˈɒkstəʳ] N (Scot) → axila f
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If you see me cycling through Partick with a washing pole under my oxter don't call the police, I'm just horsing around and honing my new skills.
[H.sub.22] transplanted hepatocarcinoma model were established in Kunming mice by oxter hypodermic injection of 5 x [10.sup.6 ] [H.sub.22] tumor cells suspended in normal saline (NS) in the right hind limb.
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What could Tipp do when Aisake put the sliothar under his oxter only look up at it?U is for UGLY.
The twenty lexical items are as follows: quine, lug, cloot, pooch, neep, lum, dubs, briks, simmit, bairns, oxter, scurry, loon, preen, tatties, slivers, plook, kirk, bosie, een.
The long and short of it is I'd far rather see you nude-- your silk shirt and natty tie, the brolly under your oxter in case of a rainy day, the three-piece seersucker suit that's so incredibly trendy, your snazzy loafers and, la-di-da, a pair of gloves made from the skin of a doe,
From Ovid's Tristia I have bogged-down in this forgotten outpost on the Black Sea: a spit of land, a fistula in the oxter of an Empire I once served.
Generally, two-month-old pigs were injected with PHA at 0.3 ml (150 [micro]g/ml) in skin of the left oxter and 24 h later, values of the diameter and transverse diameter of the red maculation were detected.
And if you think that's unheimlich (weird) then did you know your big toe is called a hallux and the armpit is actually your oxter?
roller Baptist with her Bible under her oxter and the Sunday-school
And begob what was it only that bloody old pantaloon Denis Breen in his bathslippers with two bloody big books tucked under his oxter and the wife hotfoot after him, unfortunate wretched woman, trotting like a poodle.
In other words, our nation's scientists have discovered a radical new way to limit bowfing oxter smell.