KJV Dictionary Definition: fox


FOX. n.

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.