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Definition of fox:

  1. 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.
  2. A sly, cunning fellow.
  3. A sword; - so called from the stamp of a fox on the blade, or perhaps of a wolf taken for a fox.
  4. A tribe of Indians which, with the Sacs, formerly occupied the region about Green Bay, Wisconsin; - called also Outagamies.
  5. Rope yarn twisted together, and rubbed with tar; - used for seizings or mats.
  6. The fox shark or thrasher shark; - called also sea fox. See Thrasher shark, under Shark.
  7. To intoxicate; to stupefy with drink.
  8. To make sour, as beer, by causing it to ferment.
  9. To repair the feet of, as of boots, with new front upper leather, or to piece the upper fronts of.
  10. To turn sour; - said of beer, etc., when it sours in fermenting.

Synonyms:

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