Sea fox


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sea fox (Zoöl) The thrasher shark. See Thrasher.
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In literature:

Next these in value, for ornament and utility, are the sea-otter, the mink, and the fiery fox.
"Astoria Or, Anecdotes Of An Enterprise Beyond The Rocky Mountains" by Washington Irving
Mr. Skinner heard of Matt Peasley's appointment as master of the tug Sea Fox several hours before the same information reached Matt himself.
"Cappy Ricks" by Peter B. Kyne
The sea-shores of these very cold lands abound in bears, seals, foxes, and other wild animals.
"Highroads of Geography" by Anonymous
About a thousand foxes, a few sea otters and silver foxes, and a good many bears, may be added, more for number than value.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
In return for these they gave me two fox-skins, and a couple of sea-horse teeth.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16" by Robert Kerr
On these occasions, it is needless to say, no liquor was found on board the Sea Fox.
"Pocket Island" by Charles Clark Munn
Even Fox admitted that if France retained her conquests in Europe, England must keep those gained at sea.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
On the tall cliff by the sea-shore Red Fox made a swing.
"Indian Legends of Minnesota" by Various
At the same time the voyages of Captain Fox and his contemporary Captain James had proved Hudson Bay to be an enclosed sea.
"Adventurers of the Far North" by Stephen Leacock
I must tell you about one of these escapes, in which Captain Jones showed himself a very sharp sea-fox.
"Stories of Our Naval Heroes" by Various

In poetry:

Not where the sober sisters, grave as willows,
Walk like old twilights by the jasper sea,
Nor where the plump hunt of cherubs holly-hilloes
Chasing their ruddy fox, the sun, you'll be!
"To Rosemary, On The Methods" by Stephen Vincent Benet

In news:

Fox 2000 has cast Anthony Head as Chiron in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Sea of Monsters.
Blowfish Live in the Sea by Paula Fox Dell, 116 pp.
Judy Fox's arresting new sculptures evoke the strangeness of the sea.
Eleanor ellsworth of st James by-the-sea church, and historical society executive Director heath Fox at the presentation of the original deeds to the church.
It was a fundraiser for the O'Neill Sea Odyssey program and winery owner Katie Fox was donating a percentage of sales that evening to this worthy cause.