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act with cunning; cheat, deceive, bewilder (Slang)
type of animal from the dog family; fur from a fox; shrewd and cunning person; (Canadian & US Slang) woman who is pretty and sexually attractive
family name; Fox Studios, movie and television production company located in California and Australia, division of 20th Century Fox
Fox Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
vulpes volpes
Theological and Philosophical Biography and Dictionary
(1624-1691) British and US founder of Quakers; sought to improve prisons and education.
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Dog-like carnivores of woodland and farmland, distinctive for their red-orange coats and their eerie plaintive cries. The most famous of all the foxes in Middle-earth appears early in The Lord of the Rings, where a dog-fox is puzzled at finding Frodo, Sam and Pippin asleep in a fir-wood on the first night of their journey from Hobbiton.
Fox Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. i.)
To turn sour; -- said of beer, etc., when it sours in fermenting.
To repair the feet of, as of boots, with new front upper leather, or to piece the upper fronts of.
To make sour, as beer, by causing it to ferment.
To intoxicate; to stupefy with drink.
The fox shark or thrasher shark; -- called also sea fox. See Thrasher shark, under Shark.
The European dragonet.
Rope yarn twisted together, and rubbed with tar; -- used for seizings or mats.
A tribe of Indians which, with the Sacs, formerly occupied the region about Green Bay, Wisconsin; -- called also Outagamies.
A sword; -- so called from the stamp of a fox on the blade, or perhaps of a wolf taken for a fox.
A sly, cunning fellow.
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's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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\fox\ (?), n.; pl. foxes (#). [as. fox; akin to d. vos, g. fuchs, ohg. fuhs, foha, goth. fa?h&?;, icel. f&?;a fox, fox fraud; of unknown origin, cf. skr. puccha tail. cf. vixen.]
1. (zo?l.) a carnivorous animal of the genus vulpes, family canid?, 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.
note: the black or silver-gray fox is a variety of the american red fox, producing a fur of great value; the cross-gray and woods-gray foxes are other varieties of the same species, of less value. the common foxes of europe and america are very similar; both are celebrated for their craftiness. they feed on wild birds, poultry, and various small animals. subtle as the fox for prey.
2. (zo?l.) the european dragonet.
3. (zo?l.) the fox shark or thrasher shark; -- called also sea fox. see thrasher shark, under shark.
4. a sly, cunning fellow. [colloq.] we call a crafty and cruel man a fox.
5. (naut.) rope yarn twisted together, and rubbed with tar; -- used for seizings or mats.
6. a sword; -- so called from the stamp of a fox on the blade, or perhaps of a wolf taken for a fox. [obs.] thou diest on point of fox.
7. pl. (enthnol.) a tribe of indians which, with the sacs, formerly occupied the region about green bay, wisconsin; -- called also outagamies.
and geese. (a) a boy's game, in which one boy tries to catch others as they run one goal to another. (b) a game with sixteen checkers, or some substitute for them, one of which is called the fox, and the rest the geese; the fox, whose first position is in the middle of the board, endeavors to break through the line of the geese, and the geese to pen up the fox.
bat (zo?l.), a large fruit bat of the genus pteropus, of many species, inhabiting asia, africa, and the east indies, esp. p. medius of india. some of the species are more than four feet across the outspread wings. see fruit bat.
bolt, a bolt having a split end to receive a fox wedge.
brush (zo?l.), the tail of a fox.
evil, a disease in which the hair falls off; alopecy.
grape (bot.), the name of two species of american grapes. the northern fox grape (vitis labrusca) is the origin of the varieties called isabella, concord, hartford, etc., and the southern fox grape (vitis vulpina) has produced the scuppernong, and probably the catawba.
hunter. (a) one who pursues foxes with hounds. (b) a horse ridden in a fox chase.
shark (zo?l.), the thrasher shark. see thrasher shark , under thrasher.
sleep, pretended sleep.
sparrow (zo?l.), a large american sparrow (passerella iliaca); -- so called on account of its reddish color.
squirrel (zo?l.), a large north american squirrel (sciurus niger, or s. cinereus). in the southern states the black variety prevails; farther north the fulvous and gray variety, called the cat squirrel, is more common.
terrier (zo?l.), one of a peculiar breed of terriers, used in hunting to drive foxes from their holes, and for other purposes. there are rough- and smooth-haired varieties.
trot, a pace like that which is adopted for a few steps, by a horse, when passing from a walk into a trot, or a trot into a walk.
wedge (mach. & carpentry), a wedge for expanding the split end of a bolt, cotter, dowel, tenon, or other piece, to fasten the end in a hole or mortise and prevent withdrawal. the wedge abuts on the bottom of the hole and the piece is driven down upon it. fastening by fox wedges is called foxtail wedging.
wolf (zo?l.
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
madadh ruadh, madra(dh) rua(dh), sionna(i)ch
fox den: saobhaidh
English Phonetics
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Cadnaw, Cadno = n. a fox
Cadnoes = n. a she fox
Llwynog = a. of the grove; a fox
Llwynoges = n. a bitch fox
Llwynogyn = n. a young fox
Maden = n. a she fox, a vixen
Shakespeare Words
SHIP: the cunning of the fox
Australian Slang
very happy, smugly satisfied
Rigid the Sixth was a devoted husband and father, and was also very fond of animals, in marked contrast to his predecessors who had spent most of their spare time shooting arrows into the wild boars who roamed the palace corridors. Rigid was also something of an eccentric; he invariably spoke English to his subjects but tolerantly allowed them to reply in their native Strine tongue. This democratic monarch's sense of justice was so fastidious that he treated even the royal alphabet with scrupulous fairness, and whenever he spoke he always allowed each letter to make at least on brief appearance
WordNet 2.0

1. English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)
(synonym) Charles James Fox
(hypernym) statesman, solon, national leader
2. English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691)
(synonym) George Fox
(hypernym) religionist, religious person
3. a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River
(hypernym) Algonquian, Algonquin
4. the Algonquian language of the Fox people
(hypernym) Algonquian, Algonquin, Algonquian language

1. alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
(hypernym) canine, canid
(hyponym) Reynard
2. a shifty deceptive person
(synonym) dodger, slyboots
(hypernym) deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker
(derivation) trick, fob, pull a fast one on, play a trick on
3. the gray or reddish-brown fur of a fox
(hypernym) fur, pelt

1. deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"
(synonym) trick, fob, pull a fast one on, play a trick on
(hypernym) deceive, lead on, delude, cozen
(hyponym) snooker
(derivation) dodger, slyboots
2. 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"
(synonym) confuse, throw, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate
(hypernym) be
(hyponym) demoralize
(verb-group) confuse, flurry, disconcert, put off
3. become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots
(hypernym) spot
Fox Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Develops, produces and distributes feature films and television programs; Owns and operates television broadcast stations; Owns motion picture and television library consisting of varying rights to over 2,500 previously released films; Produces and licenses programs distributed through cable television systems and direct
Fox Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
US Zip Codes
City: FOX
City: FOX
Australian GPS + Postcode Town Index
SA -37.2155 140.33502 5272
International Relations and Security Acronyms
Gulf War code name for an XVIII Airborne Corps area of operations
Fox Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dream Dictionary
To dream of chasing a fox, denotes that you are en gaging in doubtful speculations and risky love affairs.

If you see a fox slyly coming into your yard, beware of envious friendships; your reputation is being slyly assailed.

To kill a fox, denotes that you will win in every engagement.
Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted, or "What's in a dream": a scientific and practical exposition; By Gustavus Hindman, 1910. For the open domain e-text see: Guttenberg Project
Dream Symbols
Threat of cancer in the colon
Fox Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Fully aerobatic unlimited glider.

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Built as a light transport development of the Tiger Moth.

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ICAO aircraft designation codes
Oceanographic, Meteorologal & Climatologal abbreviations and acronyms
Fishery-Oceanography Experiment
Fox Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Computer Abbreviations v1.5
FoxBase File
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Field Operational X.500
Fox Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Foxes are small-to-medium-sized, omnivorous mammals belonging to several genera of the family Canidae. Foxes are slightly smaller than a medium-size domestic dog, with a flattened skull, upright triangular ears, a pointed, slightly upturned snout, and a long bushy tail (or brush).

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The Fox Broadcasting Company (commonly referred to as Fox; stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. The network is headquartered at the 20th Century Fox studio lot on Pico Boulevard in the Century City section of Los Angeles, with additional major offices and production facilities at the Fox Television Center in nearby West Los Angeles and in Manhattan. It is the third largest major television network in the world based on total revenues, assets, and international coverage.

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Fox Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Black Fox, Blended Scotch Whisky

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Inventor of the Spirit Safe (or Sample Safe) apparatus, circa 1820.
Fox Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Easton's Bible Dictionary
(Heb. shu'al, a name derived from its digging or burrowing under ground), the Vulpes thaleb, or Syrian fox, the only species of this animal indigenous to Palestine. It burrows, is silent and solitary in its habits, is destructive to vineyards, being a plunderer of ripe grapes (Cant. 2:15). The Vulpes Niloticus, or Egyptian dog-fox, and the Vulpes vulgaris, or common fox, are also found in Palestine. The proverbial cunning of the fox is alluded to in Ezek. 13:4, and in Luke 13:32, where our Lord calls Herod "that fox." In Judg. 15:4, 5, the reference is in all probability to the jackal. The Hebrew word shu'al_ through the Persian _schagal becomes our jackal (Canis aureus), so that the word may bear that signification here. The reasons for preferring the rendering "jackal" are (1) that it is more easily caught than the fox; (2) that the fox is shy and suspicious, and flies mankind, while the jackal does not; and (3) that foxes are difficult, jackals comparatively easy, to treat in the way here described. Jackals hunt in large numbers, and are still very numerous in Southern Palestine.
Smith's Bible Dictionary

(Heb. shu'al). Probably the jackal is the animal signified in almost all the passages in the Old Testament where the Hebrew term occurs. Though both foxes and jackals abound in Palestine, the shu'alim (foxes) of (Judges 15:4) are evidently jackals and not foxes, for the former animal is gregarious, whereas the latter is solitary in its habits; and Samson could not, for that reason, have easily caught three hundred foxes, but it was easy to catch that number of jackals, which are concealed by hundreds in caves and ruins of Syria. It is not probable, however, that Samson sent out the whole three hundred at once. With respect to the jackals and foxes of Palestine, there is no doubt that the common jackal of the country is the Canis aureus, which may be heard every night in the villages. It is like a medium-sized dog, with a head like a wolf, and is of a bright-yellow color. These beasts devour the bodies of the dead, and even dig them up from their graves.
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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
fox; path; first
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (1869) , by Roswell D. Hitchcock. About