From fox + -y, from Old English fox, from West Germanic *fukhs, from Proto-Germanic *fuhsaz, from Proto-Indo-European *puk-so-, from *puk- (tail).
Foxy Sentence Examples
The name is extended to include the sing-sing or defassa waterbuck (C. def assa), a wides p read species, without the white ring on the buttocks, and represented by several local races, one of which is foxy red while a second is greyish.
The "foxy red" colouring of the typical race of north-western Europe is too well known to require description.
This species is about the size of a red-deer, with a foxy red coat with black legs.