Pronunciation: (oks'furd),[key] —n. 1. Also called Oxford shoe, Oxford tie. a low shoe laced over the instep.
2. Also called ox'ford cloth". a cotton or synthetic fabric, in plain, twill, or basket weave, constructed on a pattern of two fine yarns woven as one warpwise and one loosely twisted yarn weftwise, for shirts, skirts, and summer sportswear.
Pronunciation: (oks'furd),[key] —n. 1. 1st Earl of. See Harley, Robert. 2. a city in S Oxfordshire, in S England, NW of London: university, founded in 12th century. 116,600.
4. a town in SW Ohio. 17,655.
5. a town in S Massachusetts. 11,680.
6. a town in N Mississippi, hometown of William Faulkner. 9882.
7. Also called Ox'ford Down'. one of an English breed of large, hornless sheep, noted for its market lambs and heavy fleece of medium length.