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Rusʹsel

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A common name given to a fox, from its russet colour.

“Dann Russel, the fox, stert up at oones,

And by the garget hente Chaunteclere

And on his bak toward the wood him here.”


Chaucer: The Nonne Prestes Tale.

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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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