Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety or subspecies of the common fox, having a longitudinal dark dorsal area decussating with a dark area across the shoulders.

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Examples

  • Two of them had been sprung ineffectually; in others he found a raccoon, a cross-fox, a musk-rat and an otter.

    Kiddie the Scout

  • She wrapped her cross-fox fur about her 'and drew away from him, to the far side of the car.

    The Laughing Fox

  • Today she was wearing a coat of beautiful cross-fox fur; also a felt hat which had a scrap of fur trimming and a maroon feather.

    The Laughing Fox

  • Second trap is little cross-fox; third trap nothin '' tall!

    The Fur Bringers A Story of the Canadian Northwest

  • While the trains were jogging along, and the young dogs with tongues out and tails down were wearily following after and looking as though they were deeply bemoaning their lot, suddenly a splendid cross-fox sprang out from the dense forest on one side of the river and deliberately dashed across before the dogs on the frozen ice toward the other shore.

    Winter Adventures of Three Boys

  • Sam he pushed open la porte and he show me fine cross-fox he caught, and that make me emulous.

    Winter Adventures of Three Boys

  • He had for days set his trap for a beautiful cross-fox that he had once or twice seen.

    Winter Adventures of Three Boys

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