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Foxites (2 syl.)

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The Quakers. So called from George Fox, who organised the sect (1624–1690).

“His muzzle, formed of opposition stuff,

Firm as a Foxite, would not lose its ruff.”


Dr. Wolcott [Peter Pindar]: The Razor Seller.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Fowler (Henry the Fowler)
Fox (The old)
Fox
Fox
Fox (To)
Fox-fire
Fox-tail
Fox’s Sleep (A)
Foxed
Foxglove
Foxites
Foxy
Fra Diavolo (Michele Pozza)
Fracassus
Fradubio [Brother Doubt]
Frame of Mind
France
Francesca
Francesca da Rimini
Francis’s Distemper (St.)
Franciscans