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blue fox

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noun
  1. a bluish-gray winter color phase of the Arctic fox, Alopex lagopus.
  2. the Arctic fox in summer pelage.
  3. the blue fur of this animal.
  4. any white fox fur dyed blue.

Origin of blue fox

First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for blue fox

Historical Examples

  • Is not Blue-fox satisfied with the way in which I have received him and his companions?

    The Border Rifles</p>

    Gustave Aimard

  • In a few words Blue-fox explained to them what was occurring.

    The Border Rifles</p>

    Gustave Aimard

  • Blue-fox, dangerously wounded, was lying in a state of insensibility.

    The Border Rifles</p>

    Gustave Aimard

  • Blue-fox is dead; my eyes only see here an Apache Chief, that is to say, an enemy.

    The Freebooters

    Gustave Aimard

  • "When Blue-fox asks me for it, he will find it there," he said, as he pointed to it.

    The Freebooters

    Gustave Aimard


British Dictionary definitions for blue fox

blue fox

noun
  1. a variety of the arctic fox that has a pale grey winter coat and is bred for its fur
  2. the fur of this animal
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