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Tiger vs. Fox

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Tigernoun

, a large predatory mammal of the cat family, indigenous to Asia.

Foxnoun

A red fox, small carnivore (Vulpes vulpes), related to dogs and wolves, with red or silver fur and a bushy tail.

‘the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog’;

Tigernoun

A male tiger.

Foxnoun

Any of numerous species of small wild canids resembling the red fox. In the taxonomy they form the tribe Vulpini within the family Canidae, consisting of nine genera (see the Wikipedia article on the fox).

Tigernoun

(heraldry) A representation of a large mythological cat, used on a coat of arms.

Foxnoun

The fur of a fox.

Tigernoun

(obsolete) A servant in livery, who rides with his master or mistress.

Foxnoun

A fox terrier.

Tigernoun

A leopard.

Foxnoun

The gemmeous dragonet, a fish, Callionymus lyra, so called from its yellow color.

Tigernoun

A person who is very athletic during sexual intercourse.

Foxnoun

A cunning person.

Tigernoun

(figurative) A ferocious, bloodthirsty and audacious person.

Foxnoun

(slang) A physically attractive man or woman.

Tigernoun

A kind of growl or screech, after cheering.

‘three cheers and a tiger’;

Foxnoun

(nautical) A small strand of rope made by twisting several rope-yarns together. Used for seizings, mats, sennits, and gaskets.

Tigernoun

A pneumatic box or pan used in refining sugar.

Foxnoun

(mechanics) A wedge driven into the split end of a bolt to tighten it.

Tigernoun

A tiger moth in the family Arctiidae.

Foxnoun

(cartomancy) The fourteenth Lenormand card.

Tigernoun

A tiger beetle.

Foxnoun

(obsolete) A sword; so called from the stamp of a fox on the blade, or perhaps of a wolf taken for a fox.

Tigernoun

A tiger butterfly in tribe Danaini, especially subtribe Danaina

Foxverb

(transitive) To trick, fool or outwit (someone) by cunning or ingenuity.

Tigernoun

A relatively small country or group of countries with a fast-growing economy.

Foxverb

(transitive) To confuse or baffle (someone).

‘This crossword puzzle has completely foxed me.’;

Tigernoun

A very large and powerful carnivore (Felis tigris) native of Southern Asia and the East Indies. Its back and sides are tawny or rufous yellow, transversely striped with black, the tail is ringed with black, the throat and belly are nearly white. When full grown, it equals or exceeds the lion in size and strength. Called also royal tiger, and Bengal tiger.

Foxverb

(intransitive) To act slyly or craftily.

Tigernoun

Fig.: A ferocious, bloodthirsty person.

‘As for heinous tiger, Tamora.’;

Foxverb

(intransitive) To discolour paper. Fox marks are spots on paper caused by humidity.

‘The pages of the book show distinct foxing.’;

Tigernoun

A servant in livery, who rides with his master or mistress.

Foxverb

(transitive) To make sour, as beer, by causing it to ferment.

Tigernoun

A kind of growl or screech, after cheering; as, three cheers and a tiger.

Foxverb

(intransitive) To turn sour; said of beer, etc., when it sours in fermenting.

Tigernoun

A pneumatic box or pan used in refining sugar.

Foxverb

(transitive) To intoxicate; to stupefy with drink.

Tigernoun

a fierce or audacious person;

‘he's a tiger on the tennis court’; ‘it aroused the tiger in me’;

Foxverb

(transitive) To repair (boots) with new front upper leather, or to piece the upper fronts of.

Tigernoun

large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered

Foxnoun

A carnivorous animal of the genus Vulpes, family Canidæ, of many species. The European fox (V. vulgaris or V. vulpes), the American red fox (V. fulvus), the American gray fox (V. Virginianus), and the arctic, white, or blue, fox (V. lagopus) are well-known species.

‘Subtle as the fox for prey.’;

Tiger

The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest living cat species and a member of the genus Panthera. It is most recognisable for its dark vertical stripes on orange-brown fur with a lighter underside.

Foxnoun

The European dragonet.

Foxnoun

The fox shark or thrasher shark; - called also sea fox. See Thrasher shark, under Shark.

Foxnoun

A sly, cunning fellow.

‘We call a crafty and cruel man a fox.’;

Foxnoun

Rope yarn twisted together, and rubbed with tar; - used for seizings or mats.

Foxnoun

A sword; - so called from the stamp of a fox on the blade, or perhaps of a wolf taken for a fox.

‘Thou diest on point of fox.’;

Foxnoun

A tribe of Indians which, with the Sacs, formerly occupied the region about Green Bay, Wisconsin; - called also Outagamies.

Foxverb

To intoxicate; to stupefy with drink.

‘I drank . . . so much wine that I was almost foxed.’;

Foxverb

To make sour, as beer, by causing it to ferment.

Foxverb

To repair the feet of, as of boots, with new front upper leather, or to piece the upper fronts of.

Foxverb

To turn sour; - said of beer, etc., when it sours in fermenting.

Foxnoun

alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs

Foxnoun

a shifty deceptive person

Foxnoun

the gray or reddish-brown fur of a fox

Foxnoun

English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)

Foxnoun

English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691)

Foxnoun

a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River

Foxnoun

the Algonquian language of the Fox people

Foxverb

deceive somebody;

‘We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week’;

Foxverb

be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly;

‘These questions confuse even the experts’; ‘This question completely threw me’; ‘This question befuddled even the teacher’;

Foxverb

become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots

Foxnoun

a member of a North American people formerly living in southern Wisconsin, and now mainly in Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas.

Foxnoun

the Algonquian language of the Fox, now almost extinct.

Foxverb

baffle or deceive (someone)

‘the abbreviation foxed me completely’;

Foxverb

behave in a cunning or sly way

‘to his mind everybody was dodging and foxing’;

Foxadjective

relating to the Fox or their language.

Fox

Foxes are small to medium-sized, omnivorous mammals belonging to several genera of the family Canidae. They have a flattened skull, upright triangular ears, a pointed, slightly upturned snout, and a long bushy tail (or brush).

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