from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of fox.
- n. The discolouration of printed material with brown marks
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An extra or ornamental surface of skin or leather over the upper of a shoe.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Nice fizzy sign too Mr. A with only minimal 'foxing' as the enamelists say (or would if they didn't use the more prosaic term rust).
They were still "foxing," or as my Samoan servant called it, _le toga-fiti e mate_ (pretending to be dead).
Now we will go and recover the flies off the hatches; and you will agree that there is more cunning, more science, and therefore more pleasant excitement, in 'foxing' a great fish out of a stop-hole, than in whipping far and wide over an open stream, where a half-pounder is a wonder and a triumph.
It is termed foxing: the drug made use of was the Coculus indicus.)
Occasional scattered light foxing to interiors; cloth fine.
Fox off and die because no sane person cares one whit what the fox you foxing foxtards think about any foxing thing.
Condition: browning and foxing to extremities; chips and tears to head of jacket and fading to spine. number 9 of 500 copies, signed by the author.
What about out-sailing and out-foxing the Royal Navy?
He's holding the centre of the court well again, dictating the pace and out-foxing Querrey with hard, high forehands sent back behind him.
By the time you remove the ink you will also be removing any patina and foxing the paper has in it and it will never really match.
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