oxter

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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 any of this is even remotely close to being the case then Regan should not merely be asked to do the right thing and fall on his sword, he should be huckled out the building this morning by his oxters and evicted from the premises for good.
I had the idea of swapping oysters for oxters – and it worked, even though there's no mention of armpits in the original.
Up to their wellies in muck for most of the winter, they then find themselves up to their oxters in snow when the spring lambing storms come roaring in.
It is an academic publisher's job to drum up interest in its latest addition to a world up to its oxters in academic books, and Sir Alistair is entitled to his views.
IF YOU CAN'T TAKE A BATH or a shower for a couple of days, at least wash two areas in the sink--your feet and your oxters (underarms).
It's my mother and her sons and daughters and their sons and daughters, three generations of the family are still working hard for Coolderry and for me to be on the other side of the fence on Sunday, I'd say it's more difficult for my family than for me because I'm involved, I'm up to my oxters in Ballyboden.
There's fantastic football, superb male totty, and cringe moments like Dick Advocaat's big dripping oxters during a nerve-wracking match.
This is achieved through meditative digressions sculpted with a Parisian whisper of surrealism ("only to listen to melancholy and beautiful / violins under the oxters weeping madonnas / in the plinth fields from Kilfenora") and the beat affinity for compiling comic lists that contain a cultural critique.
THIS week's esteemed PISH award (Pits Are Surgically Honed) is being dispatched to model Chrissy Teigen, who has admitted she had liposuction on her oxters.
9 You are proud to be a Geordie but would be hard-pressed to give the meanings of traditional North East words oxters, gissy, ligannies and candyman.
PUNDITS have been up to their oxters looking for reasons to oppose the Gold Cup star but I'm having none of it
If you've spent the last week up to your oxters in a tin of Quality Street and your clothes are beginning to shrink, don't bother planning boring New Year diets or gym memberships.