The definition of a fox is a small, wild canine with a red/brown/grayish fur and a bushy tail, or a deceitful person, or a woman who is very attractive.(noun)
Fox is defined as to make something sour by fermenting, or to stain paper red/brown/yellowish, or to trick.(verb)
See fox in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: concept from “The Fox and the Hedgehog,” essay by Sir Isaiah Berlin (1907–97), Brit philosopher & historian, born in Russiaa person regarded as being of a type characterized by wide-ranging knowledge and by adherence to no particular viewpoint or philosophy
Origin: ME < OE, akin to Ger fuchs < Gmc base *fuh- < IE base *pu-, thick-haired, bushy > Sans púccha, tail
Origin: from the color of a foxto cause (book leaves, prints, etc.) to become stained with reddish-brown or yellowish discolorations
Origin: transl. of Fr Renard, which is transl. of Huron Skenchiohronon, lit., red-fox people (prob. with ref. to a clan or moiety; cf. the modern clan name waakosheehaki, lit., foxes)
See fox in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. fox·es also fox
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English.
noun pl. fox Fox or Fox·es
Origin: Translation of French Renards, foxes
Origin: , perhaps translation of Fox wa·koše·haki, foxes (applied as a name to a clan with the totem of a fox).
, Charles James 1749-1806.
, George 1624-1691.
, Vicente Born 1942.
, William Originally Wilhelm Fried. 1879-1952.
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