oxbow

A lake that results when erosion cuts off the broad bend of a meandering river.

oxbow

  1. a U-shaped curve in a stream
  2. a wooden framework bent in the shape of a U; its upper ends are attached to the horizontal yoke and the loop goes around the neck of an ox

Oxbow

An oxbow is a U-shaped metal pole (or larger wooden frame) that fits the underside and the sides of the neck of an ox or bullock. A bow pin holds it in place. ==Developed form== Its upper ends pass through a purpose-drilled hole through the bar of the yoke that is held in place into the yoke with a metal screw or key, called a bow pin. Where wood ...
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Oxbow

. a town in southeastern Saskatchewan which has lent its name to a Middle Prehistoric Period projectile point style and the complex with which it is found in association . Oxbow points tend to be short and squat with bold side- notching and a basal concavity which lends them an eared appearance. The bases and notches may be ground. Other items in t...
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oxbow

[n] - the land inside an oxbow bend in a river 2. [n] - a U-shaped curve in a stream 3. [n] - a wooden framework bent in the shape of a U
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Oxbow

• (n.) A frame of wood, bent into the shape of the letter U, and embracing an ox`s neck as a kind of collar, the upper ends passing through the bar of the yoke; also, anything so shaped, as a bend in a river.
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oxbow

noun a wooden framework bent in the shape of a U; its upper ends are attached to the horizontal yoke and the loop goes around the neck of an ox
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Oxbow

[horse] Oxbow had a reputation as a front-runner who was difficult to rate during his races. Plagued with frequent turnover in jockeys prior to the Triple Crown series, and often running from poor starting gate post positions, he had only two wins prior to his victory in the Preakness. That success was Calumet Farm`s first win in a Triple C...
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Oxbow

Ox'bow` noun A frame of wood, bent into the shape of the letter U , and embracing an ox's neck as a kind of collar, the upper ends passing through the bar of the yoke; also, anything so shaped, as a bend in a river.
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OXBOW

A crescent-shaped lake in an abandoned bend of a river channel. A precursor of a meander scar.
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oxbow

A frame of wood, bent into the shape of the letter U, and embracing an ox's neck as a kind of collar, the upper ends passing through the bar of the yoke; also, anything so shaped, as a bend in a river. ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Oxbow

a U shaped bend in a river or stream
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oxbow

A U-shaped bend in a river or stream. If isolated, they can be referred to as an oxbow lake.
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Oxbow

A U-shaped bend in a river.
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oxbow

An abandoned meander .
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Oxbow

An abandoned meander in a river or stream, caused by neck cutoff. Used to describe the U-shaped bend in the river or the land within such a bend of a river.
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Oxbow

An oxbow is a piece of wood comprising a concave curve between two convex curves, thereby resembling a bow in appearance, used as a collar for a yoked ox, the ends being fastened to the yoke. The term is used in furniture to describe draws and the like which have a similar serpentine shape.
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Oxbow

The opposite of a serpentine-curve, they somewhat resemble the curve of an oxbow and are used on the fronts of case pieces.
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