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oxbow

  

      n  
1    a U-shaped piece of wood fitted under and around the neck of a harnessed ox and attached to the yoke  
2      (Also called)    oxbow lake, cutoff          a small curved lake lying on the flood plain of a river and constituting the remnant of a former meander  
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oxbow  
      n  
1    a U-shaped piece of wood fitted under and around the neck of a harnessed ox and attached to the yoke  
2      (Also called)    oxbow lake, cutoff   a small curved lake lying on the flood plain of a river and constituting the remnant of a former meander  

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adj.
name given to the Great Lakes Storm of 1913
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