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Fox, 1) the animal Vulpes: Wiv. III, 3, 174. LLL III, 85. LLL III, 85 LLL III, 85 Mids. V, 237. Mids. V, 237 All's III, 6, 111. H4A V, 2, 9. H6B III, 1, 256. H6C IV, 7, 25. Lr. I, 4, 340 (fem.). III, 4, 96. Opposed to the lamb as its natural enemy: Gentl. IV, 4, 97. Meas. V, 300. H6B III, 1, 55. H6B III, 1, 55 Troil. III, 2, 200. Tim. IV, 3, 332. “will you eat no grapes, my royal f.?” All's II, 1, 73. “fire us hence like --es,” Lr. V, 3, 23. “hide f., and all after,” Hml. IV, 2, 33 (a sport of children). “Sowter will cry upon't for all this, though it be as rank as a f.” Tw. II, 5, 136. “to wake a wolf is as bad as to smell a f.” H4B I, 2, 176. Emblem of ingratitude: “now, you she --es,” Lr. III, 6, 24. I, 4, 340. III, 7, 28. Of cunning: Ven. 675. Meas. III, 2, 9. Mids. V, 234. H4A III, 3, 129. Cor. I, 1, 176. Tim. IV, 3, 331. Cymb. III, 3, 40. Hence == a cunning fellow: Shr. II, 405. Tw. I, 5, 86. H8 I, 1, 158.
2) a sword: “thou diest on point of f.” H5 IV, 4, 9 (Pistol's speech. The figure of a fox was frequently engraved on blades).
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