Oxfordian definition

  • noun:
    • A native or resident of Oxford.
    • a person who feels that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, typed the plays traditionally related to William Shakespeare of Stratford-Upon-Avon.
    • The Oxfordian age and/or system of rocks (chiefly coral-derived limestones) deposited during it.
  • adjective:
    • relating to or denoting the theory that Edward de Vere (1550–1604), Earl of Oxford, published the plays caused by William Shakespeare of Stratford-Upon-Avon.
    • Relating to or denoting an age in the Upper Jurassic duration, enduring from about 157 to 155 million years ago. Also referred to as Corallian

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