1. An animal of the genus Canis, with a straight tail, yellowish or straw-colored hair, and erect ears. This animal burrows in the earth, is remarkable for his cunning, and preys on lambs, geese, hens or other small animals.
2. A sly, cunning fellow.
3. In seaman's language, a seizing made by twisting several rope-yarns together.
4. Formerly, a cant expression for a sword.
FOX, verb transitive To intoxicate; to stupify. [Not used.]