from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Discolored with yellowish-brown stains: "Their set of George Eliot was foxed and buckled by the rain” ( John Cheever).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of fox.; baffled; outwitted.
- adj. Of paper, having yellowish brown stains.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Discolored or stained; -- said of timber, and also of the paper of books or engravings.
- adj. Repaired by foxing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Discolored by incipient decay: said of timber.
- Discolored, stained, or spotted: said of books or prints, with reference to the paper.
- Covered by a foxing, as a shoe.
Perhaps from the color of foxes.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)