Definition of Foxes

1. n. pl. See Fox, n., 7.

Definition of Foxes

1. Noun. (plural of fox) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of fox) ¹

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Definition of Foxes

1. fox [v] - See also: fox

Medical Definition of Foxes

1. Carnivores of the genus vulpes of the family canidae. There are 10 species found in north america, europe, asia, and africa. The red fox, vulpes vulpes, whose colouration ranges from yellowish red to deep reddish brown, black, white, or silver, rivals the gray wolf (canis lupus) for having the greatest natural distribution of any living terrestrial mammal besides man. (walker's mammals of the world, 5th ed, p1050) (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foxes

fox grapes
fox hole
fox hunter
fox hunting
fox in the henhouse
fox shark
fox squirrel
fox terrier
fox terriers
fox whistle
foxes (current term)
foxes in the henhouse
foxglove family

Literary usage of Foxes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1902)
"8—"I got 9 partridges and 4 white foxes; Adam 7 partridges; David 20 partridges and 5 white ... 9—David and^ self got 21 white foxes and 1 blue fox. Nov. ..."

2. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"The confederated tribes of Sacs {ind foxes for the purposes above expressed, and for and in consideration of the stipulations and agreements hereinafter ..."

3. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"The dogs, upon this, resolved to bring them back to obedience, but the sheep implored the foxes, the wolves, and the boars to attack the dogs, ..."

4. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1812)
"A gentleman of fortune in New England, who had a great inclination for hunting, brought over a great number of foxes from Europe, ..."

5. A History of Missouri by Eugene Morrow Violette (1918)
"the Sacs and foxes in 1804, according to which they 1. ... It was later claimed by the Sacs and foxes that this treaty had been made by their chiefs without ..."

6. Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania: With Special Reference to the Food by Benjamin Harry Warren (1890)
"167 hawks; 49 owls, "also quite an amount for foxes, minks and weasels. ... The premiums on weasels, minks and foxes are about one-third of the above. ..."

7. The History of Minnesota: From the Earliest French Explorations to the by Edward Duffield Neill (1858)
"An A French memoir on the Indians Ottawa interpreter would be of no between Lake Eric and Mississippi, use with the foxes." Paris Doc. prepared in 1718, ..."

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