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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ox·bow /ˈɑksˌbo/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ox·bow 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the land inside an oxbow bend in a river
      2: a U-shaped curve in a stream
      3: 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