Brant-fox

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Brant-fox (Zoöl) A kind of fox found in Sweden (Vulpes alopex), smaller than the common fox (Vulpes vulgaris), but probably a variety of it.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n brant-fox Vulpes alopex, a variety of Swedish fox, smaller than the common fox.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
For brand-fox,; cf. G. brandfuchs, Sw. bradräf,. So called from its yellowish brown and somewhat black color. See Brand

Usage

In literature:

Skunk, mink, coon, muskrat and fox were the furs in that part, Waterloo, Brant and Oxford Counties.
"Deadfalls and Snares" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
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