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Definitions of fox

  1. To turn sour during fermentation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To turn sour; - said of beer, etc., when it sours in fermenting. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. To make sour; to repair, as boots. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. the Algonquian language of the Fox people Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. the gray or reddish-brown fur of a fox Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. A carnivorous animal of the genus Vulpes, family Canidae, of many species. The European fox (V. vulgaris or V. vulpes), the American red fox (V. fulvus), the American gray fox (V. Virginianus), and the arctic, white, or blue, fox (V. lagopus) are well-known species. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A sly, cunning fellow. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To intoxicate; to stupefy with drink. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To make sour, as beer, by causing it to ferment. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To repair the feet of, as of boots, with new front upper leather, or to piece the upper fronts of. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. The fox shark or thrasher shark; - called also sea fox. See Thrasher shark, under Shark. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. Rope yarn twisted together, and rubbed with tar; - used for seizings or mats. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A sword; - so called from the stamp of a fox on the blade, or perhaps of a wolf taken for a fox. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. A tribe of Indians which, with the Sacs, formerly occupied the region about Green Bay, Wisconsin; - called also Outagamies. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. An animal of the dog family, noted for cunning: any one notorious for cunning. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. Wild animal of the dog family; cunning person. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. A burrowing canine mammal, noted for its cunning. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. A sly, crafty person. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. A well-known animal of the dog genus, remarkable for cunning; a sly, cunning fellow; a small strand of rope, made by twisting several ropeyarns together. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. The European dragonet. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. An animal of the dog kind noted for its cunning; a sly cunning fellow. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for fox

  1. But nevertheless, he still liked the old fox best. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  2. I thought so well of you- I believed you would respect me, not treat me as you might- Mrs. Fox for instance! – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
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