fox brush

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noun

the tail of a fox.

Nearby words

  1. fowliang,
  2. fowling,
  3. fowling piece,
  4. fox,
  5. fox bolt,
  6. fox grape,
  7. fox hunt,
  8. fox hunting,
  9. fox islands,
  10. fox moth

Origin of fox brush

First recorded in 1890–95

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fox brush

  • In his helmet in place of a plume he wore a fox-brush spangled with jewels.

    Chivalry|James Branch Cabell
  • Malise now came into the room, and, without speaking, laid a fox-brush before the Princess.

    Chivalry|James Branch Cabell
  • With a squeal of glad discovery, Mortimer grabbed Tipperary with both hands, essaying to pull her fox-brush tail.

    Lad: A Dog|Albert Payson Terhune