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.
The European dragonet.
The fox shark or thrasher shark; -- called also sea fox. See Thrasher shark, under Shark.
A sly, cunning fellow.
Rope yarn twisted together, and rubbed with tar; -- used for seizings or mats.
A sword; -- so called from the stamp of a fox on the blade, or perhaps of a wolf taken for a fox.
A tribe of Indians which, with the Sacs, formerly occupied the region about Green Bay, Wisconsin; -- called also Outagamies.
To intoxicate; to stupefy with drink.
To make sour, as beer, by causing it to ferment.
To repair the feet of, as of boots, with new front upper leather, or to piece the upper fronts of.
To turn sour; -- said of beer, etc., when it sours in fermenting.
Some animals are cunning and evil-disposed, as the fox; others, as the dog, are fierce, friendly, and fawning. Some are gentle and easily tamed, as the elephant; some are susceptible of shame, and watchful, as the goose. Some are jealous and fond of ornament, as the peacock. Aristotle
I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other. Napoleon Bonaparte
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all. Ralph Waldo Emerson
When 'Ice Ice Baby' was selling a million records a day, I bought several properties: a home next to Michael J. Fox in L.A., a palace in Miami and a mountain cabin in Utah. Then, a few years later, I took a break from touring, saw that my properties had cobwebs, so I sold them, and - to my surprise - I made a huge profit! Vanilla Ice
A clear cold morning with high wind: we caught in a trap a large gray wolf, and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort. Meriwether Lewis