Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The character or qualities of a fox; foxiness; craftiness; cunning.
  • n. The fox.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Foxiness; craftiness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or qualities of a fox; cunning.

Etymologies

From fox +‎ -ship. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • "VOLUMNIA: Ay, fool; is that a shame?--Note but this, fool.--
    Was not a man my father? Hadst thou foxship
    To banish him that struck more blows for Rome
    Than thou hast spoken words?--"
    - William Shakespeare, 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus'.

    August 28, 2009