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fox brush

  1. the tail of a fox.
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Origin of fox brush

First recorded in 1890–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

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


    James Branch Cabell

  • Malise now came into the room, and, without speaking, laid a fox-brush before the Princess.


    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