• Fox Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) To turn sour; -- said of beer, etc., when it sours in fermenting.
- (n.) The European dragonet.
- (n.) Rope yarn twisted together, and rubbed with tar; -- used for seizings or mats.
- (n.) A tribe of Indians which, with the Sacs, formerly occupied the region about Green Bay, Wisconsin; -- called also Outagamies.
- (n.) To repair the feet of, as of boots, with new front upper leather, or to piece the upper fronts of.
- (n.) A sword; -- so called from the stamp of a fox on the blade, or perhaps of a wolf taken for a fox.
- (n.) 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.
- (n.) A sly, cunning fellow.
- (n.) To intoxicate; to stupefy with drink.
- (n.) The fox shark or thrasher shark; -- called also sea fox. See Thrasher shark, under Shark.
- (n.) To make sour, as beer, by causing it to ferment.
• Foxy Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Having the color of a fox; of a yellowish or reddish brown color; -- applied sometimes to paintings when they have too much of this color.
- (a.) Having the odor of a fox; rank; strong smeelling.
- (a.) Sour; unpleasant in taste; -- said of wine, beer, etc., not properly fermented; -- also of grapes which have the coarse flavor of the fox grape.
- (a.) Like or pertaining to the fox; foxlike in disposition or looks; wily.
• Foxearth Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A hole in the earth to which a fox resorts to hide himself.