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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fox  \Fox\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Foxed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Foxing}.]  [See  {Fox},  n.,  cf  Icel.  fox  imposture.] 
  1.  To  intoxicate;  to  stupefy  with  drink. 
 
  I  drank  .  .  .  so  much  wine  that  I  was  almost  foxed. 
  --Pepys. 
 
  2.  To  make  sour,  as  beer,  by  causing  it  to  ferment. 
 
  3.  To  repair  the  feet  of  as  of  boots,  with  new  front  upper 
  leather,  or  to  piece  the  upper  fronts  of 




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