from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tax levied on oxen.


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  • Since that sad affair of the ox-money Caleb had loved Willy better than ever, though it would be hard to tell why; perhaps because the child had been so glad to see him come back again.

    Little Grandfather Sophie May 1869

  • "Yes, the ox-money is here," said Willy, patting the notes, which lay between the leaves.

    Little Grandfather Sophie May 1869

  • They all thought Willy must have had a dream about Caleb and the ox-money, or he would never have gone and taken the singing-book out of the drawer; but from that day to this he has never been able to remember the dream.

    Little Grandfather Sophie May 1869

  • 'You know very well you did, an' now I'd like to know where my ox-money is to come from. '

    Rudder Grange Frank Richard Stockton 1868

  • "There, now, it isn't here," said he, after he had fumbled about for a while with his chubby fingers; "the book isn't here that had the ox-money in it.

    Little Grandfather Sophie May 1869


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