fox englannista suomeksi
15th century, ''(w)'', (nowrap)
- The fox went out on a chase one night, / he prayed to the Moon to give him light, / for he had many a mile to go that night / before he reached the town-o, town-o, town-o. / He had many a mile to go that night / before he reached the town-o.
(RQ:Jefferies Amateur Poacher)
Any of numerous species of small wild canids resembling the red fox. In the taxonomy they form the tribe Vulpini within the family Canidae, consisting of nine genera (see the Wikipedia article on the fox).
The fur of a fox.
The (vern), a fish, (taxlink), so called from its yellow color.
A cunning person.
A physically attractive man or woman.
1993, (w), ''(w)'', p.90:
- And Jerry was cute, you know, I liked him, but Frank was a total fox. And he was rougher than Jerry, you know, not so cultured.
2006, H. Ward Silver, ''The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual''
- Locating a hidden transmitter (the fox) has been a popular ham activity for many years.
The fourteenth Lenormand card.
A sword; so called from the stamp of a fox on the blade, or perhaps of a wolf taken for a fox.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 5)
''This crossword puzzle has completely foxed me.''
''The pages of the book show distinct foxing.''
To make sour, as beer, by causing it to ferment.
To intoxicate; to stupefy with drink.
- I drank (..) so much wine that I was almost foxed.
To repair (boots) with new front upper leather, or to piece the upper fronts of.
A fox or its fur.
A lier or schemer.