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 Oxford Movement.Oxgang, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Oxford Stroke (in rowing).
 
A long, deep, high-feathered stroke, excellent in very heavy water. The Cambridge stroke is a clear, fine, deep sweep, with a very low feather, excellent in smooth water. The Cambridge pull is the best for smooth water and a short reach, but the Oxford for a “lumpy” river and a four-mile course.   1
 


 Oxford Movement.Oxgang, 

 
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