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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fox  \Fox\,  n.;  pl  {Foxes}.  [AS.  fox;  akin  to  D.  vos,  G.  fuchs, 
  OHG.  fuhs,  foha,  Goth.  fa['u]h?,  Icel.  f?a  fox,  fox  fraud;  of 
  unknown  origin,  cf  Skr.  puccha  tail.  Cf  {Vixen}.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  carnivorous  animal  of  the  genus  {Vulpes}, 
  family  {Canid[ae]},  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. 
 
  Note:  The  black  or  silver-gray  fox  is  a  variety  of  the 
  American  red  fox,  producing  a  fur  of  great  value;  the 
  cross-gray  and  woods-gray  foxes  are  other  varieties  of 
  the  same  species,  of  less  value.  The  common  foxes  of 
  Europe  and  America  are  very  similar;  both  are 
  celebrated  for  their  craftiness.  They  feed  on  wild 
  birds,  poultry,  and  various  small  animals. 
 
  Subtle  as  the  fox  for  prey.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  European  dragonet. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  fox  shark  or  thrasher  shark;  --  called  also 
  {sea  fox}.  See  {Thrasher  shark},  under  {Shark}. 
 
  4.  A  sly,  cunning  fellow.  [Colloq.] 
 
  We  call  a  crafty  and  cruel  man  a  fox.  --Beattie. 
 
  5.  (Naut.)  Rope  yarn  twisted  together,  and  rubbed  with  tar; 
  --  used  for  seizings  or  mats. 
 
  6.  A  sword;  --  so  called  from  the  stamp  of  a  fox  on  the 
  blade,  or  perhaps  of  a  wolf  taken  for  a  fox.  [Obs.] 
 
  Thou  diest  on  point  of  fox.  --Shak. 
 
  7.  pl  (Enthnol.)  A  tribe  of  Indians  which  with  the  Sacs, 
  formerly  occupied  the  region  about  Green  Bay,  Wisconsin; 
  --  called  also  {Outagamies}. 
 
  {Fox  and  geese}. 
  a  A  boy's  game,  in  which  one  boy  tries  to  catch  others 
  as  they  run  one  goal  to  another. 
  b  A  game  with  sixteen  checkers,  or  some  substitute  for 
  them  one  of  which  is  called  the  fox,  and  the  rest  the 
  geese;  the  fox,  whose  first  position  is  in  the  middle 
  of  the  board,  endeavors  to  break  through  the  line  of 
  the  geese,  and  the  geese  to  pen  up  the  fox. 
 
  {Fox  bat}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  large  fruit  bat  of  the  genus 
  {Pteropus},  of  many  species,  inhabiting  Asia,  Africa,  and 
  the  East  Indies,  esp.  {P.  medius}  of  India.  Some  of  the 
  species  are  more  than  four  feet  across  the  outspread 
  wings.  See  {Fruit  bat}. 
 
  {Fox  bolt},  a  bolt  having  a  split  end  to  receive  a  fox  wedge. 
 
 
  {Fox  brush}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  tail  of  a  fox. 
 
  {Fox  evil},  a  disease  in  which  the  hair  falls  off  alopecy. 
 
 
  {Fox  grape}  (Bot.),  the  name  of  two  species  of  American 
  grapes.  The  northern  fox  grape  ({Vitis  Labrusca})  is  the 
  origin  of  the  varieties  called  {Isabella},  {Concord}, 
  {Hartford},  etc.,  and  the  southern  fox  grape  ({Vitis 
  vulpina})  has  produced  the  {Scuppernong},  and  probably  the 
  {Catawba}. 
 
  {Fox  hunter}. 
  a  One  who  pursues  foxes  with  hounds. 
  b  A  horse  ridden  in  a  fox  chase. 
 
  {Fox  shark}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  thrasher  shark.  See  {Thrasher 
  shark},  under  {Thrasher}. 
 
  {Fox  sleep},  pretended  sleep. 
 
  {Fox  sparrow}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  large  American  sparrow 
  ({Passerella  iliaca});  --  so  called  on  account  of  its 
  reddish  color. 
 
  {Fox  squirrel}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  large  North  American  squirrel 
  ({Sciurus  niger},  or  {S.  cinereus}).  In  the  Southern 
  States  the  black  variety  prevails;  farther  north  the 
  fulvous  and  gray  variety,  called  the  {cat  squirrel},  is 
  more  common. 
 
  {Fox  terrier}  (Zo["o]l.),  one  of  a  peculiar  breed  of 
  terriers,  used  in  hunting  to  drive  foxes  from  their  holes, 
  and  for  other  purposes.  There  are  rough-  and  smooth-haired 
  varieties. 
 
  {Fox  trot},  a  pace  like  that  which  is  adopted  for  a  few 
  steps,  by  a  horse,  when  passing  from  a  walk  into  a  trot, 
  or  a  trot  into  a  walk. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hartford  \Hart"ford\,  n. 
  The  Hartford  grape,  a  variety  of  grape  first  raised  at 
  Hartford,  Connecticut,  from  the  Northern  fox  grape.  Its  large 
  dark-colored  berries  ripen  earlier  than  those  of  most  other 
  kinds. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hartford 
  n  :  the  state  capital  of  Connecticut;  located  in  central 
  Connecticut  on  the  Connecticut  river;  a  center  of  the 
  insurance  business  [syn:  {Hartford},  {capital  of 
  Connecticut}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Hartford,  AL  (city,  FIPS  33424) 
  Location:  31.10512  N,  85.69134  W 
  Population  (1990):  2448  (1100  housing  units) 
  Area:  16.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  36344 
  Hartford,  AR  (city,  FIPS  30490) 
  Location:  35.02326  N,  94.37818  W 
  Population  (1990):  721  (305  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  72938 
  Hartford,  CT  (city,  FIPS  37000) 
  Location:  41.76570  N,  72.68387  W 
  Population  (1990):  139739  (56098  housing  units) 
  Area:  44.8  sq  km  (land),  1.7  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  06103,  06105,  06106,  06112,  06114,  06120 
  Hartford,  IA  (city,  FIPS  34680) 
  Location:  41.45776  N,  93.40385  W 
  Population  (1990):  768  (263  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  50118 
  Hartford,  IL  (village,  FIPS  33279) 
  Location:  38.82800  N,  90.09183  W 
  Population  (1990):  1676  (718  housing  units) 
  Area:  9.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  62048 
  Hartford,  KS  (city,  FIPS  30475) 
  Location:  38.30787  N,  95.95689  W 
  Population  (1990):  541  (210  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  66854 
  Hartford,  KY  (city,  FIPS  35020) 
  Location:  37.45105  N,  86.89382  W 
  Population  (1990):  2532  (1104  housing  units) 
  Area:  6.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  42347 
  Hartford,  MI  (city,  FIPS  36960) 
  Location:  42.20752  N,  86.16616  W 
  Population  (1990):  2341  (913  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  49057 
  Hartford,  NY 
  Zip  code(s):  12838 
  Hartford,  OH  (village,  FIPS  34202) 
  Location:  40.23937  N,  82.68766  W 
  Population  (1990):  418  (161  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Hartford,  SD  (city,  FIPS  27540) 
  Location:  43.62352  N,  96.94476  W 
  Population  (1990):  1262  (465  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  57033 
  Hartford,  TN 
  Zip  code(s):  37753 
  Hartford,  WI  (city,  FIPS  33000) 
  Location:  43.32366  N,  88.38878  W 
  Population  (1990):  8188  (3132  housing  units) 
  Area:  12.5  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  53027 




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