n (plural oxen)
- buey (masculine) a blow that would fell an ox un golpe capaz de tirar a un toro as strong as an ox fuerte como un toro or un robleMore example sentences
- The average farm had poultry, pigs, and livestock, used oxen as draught animals, and would, in the eighteenth century, acquire horses.
- There was a crude, wooden cart pulled by two oxen, whose nodding heads kept rhythm with the gay fringes on their horns.
- Carts pulled by malnourished oxen and bicycles were the main modes of transportation.
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