dog fox

  1. a male fox.

Origin of dog fox

First recorded in 1570–80

Words Nearby dog fox Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use dog fox in a sentence

  • He coughed and up the ridge a ranging dog-fox barked back an answer to his cough.

    The Escape of Mr. Trimm | Irvin S. Cobb
  • By gar, I have smell Iroquois war paint since ver' long time already, and now I smell him strong as old dog fox!

    The Little Red Foot | Robert W. Chambers
  • The bark of the dog-fox melted into distance, becoming indistinguishable from the voice of the returning tide.

    A Scout of To-day | Isabel Hornibrook
  • It's not a bad earth for the old dog-fox and his cubs when the hounds have run him close.

    Robbery Under Arms | Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
  • A farmer discovered the lair of an old dog fox by means of his hound, who trailed the animal to his hole.