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Black fox   /blæk fɑks/   Listen
Black fox

Red fox in the color phase when its pelt is mostly black.

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"Black fox" Quotes from Famous Books

... young men, beautiful as angels, clad in the skins of the black fox, and playing upon ivory jews'-harps, all ...
— The Pacha of Many Tales • Captain Frederick Marryat

... the exhibits and talked of them for a long time and evidently enjoyed the telling. And really it was wonderful! Before my eyes lay the bundles of rare furs; white beaver, black sables, white, blue and black fox and black panthers; small beautifully carved tortoise shell boxes containing hatyks ten or fifteen yards long, woven from Indian silk as fine as the webs of the spider; small bags made of golden thread filled with pearls, the presents of Indian Rajahs; precious rings with sapphires and ...
— Beasts, Men and Gods • Ferdinand Ossendowski

... her black fox muff. Then she hesitated. She could not rid herself of the suspicion that this man with the sallow face and the yellow fangs was not to be trusted. ...
— The Yellow Streak • Williams, Valentine

... following month of September, a courier from the Russian cabinet arrived from St. Petersburg, bearing a letter to his Majesty from the Emperor Alexander; and among other magnificent gifts were two very handsome fur pelisses of black fox and sable martin. ...
— The Private Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete • Constant

... there in silence, broken only by the singing of some birds around them, or the call or cry of some wild animal in the forest. They were first aroused by hearing the crunching of bones where they had noticed the fish lying. On peering out from their hiding places they saw an old black fox, with a litter of half- grown ones, making a hasty meal out of the fish. The Indians would have loved to have captured them, as the skin of the black fox is very valuable. However, it was not foxes they were now after, but bears; and, besides this, the skin ...
— Three Boys in the Wild North Land • Egerton Ryerson Young

Words linked to "Black fox" :   red fox, Vulpes vulpes

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