Fox-shark

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Fox-shark a large shark of over 12 feet, occasionally seen off British coasts
    • Fox-shark the thresher, the commonest of the larger sharks occasionally seen off British coasts, over 12 feet long, following shoals of herrings, pilchards, &c
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Usage

In literature:

The sharks harried them as hounds a fox.
"White Shadows in the South Seas" by Frederick O'Brien
If so, he's a fox- shark.
"Young Tom Bowling" by J.C. Hutcheson
Shark has been as successful in his Widow as his Fox.
"A Will and No Will or A Bone for the Lawyers. (1746) The New Play Criticiz'd, or the Plague of Envy (1747)" by Charles Macklin
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In news:

"Fox & Friends" had the video, where you can see the diver cutting the rope from the shark.
Florida angler Jason Fox went toe to toe with this massive thresher shark and finally brought it to the boat after a two-hour battle.
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