kit fox

Definitions

  • Fox and two kits
    Fox and two kits
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kit fox small grey fox of the plains of western North America
    • n kit fox small grey fox of southwestern United States; may be a subspecies of Vulpes velox
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Kit fox (Zoöl) a small burrowing fox (Vulpes velox), inhabiting the region of the Rocky Mountains. It is brownish gray, reddish on the breast and flanks, and white below. Called also swift fox.
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Usage

In literature:

A kit-fox found it one day; that is how the edge of the cantle came to have that queer, chewed look.
"Jean of the Lazy A" by B. M. Bower
He is a little fellow, bigger than the Kit Fox, but only about two thirds the size of Reddy Fox, and very beautiful.
"The Burgess Animal Book for Children" by Thornton W. Burgess
There is water on the trail of the kit-fox.
"The New North" by Agnes Deans Cameron
The kit-fox is a little animal, but what one is smarter?
"Blackfeet Indian Stories" by George Bird Grinnell
Little, dried-up geezer with a nose like a kit-fox's and a whine to his voice.
"The Uphill Climb" by B. M. Bower
Jeff Saunders had used his car back and forth until Kit declared it made her think of the fox, goose and bag of corn story.
"Kit of Greenacre Farm" by Izola Forrester
The Kit, or Swift Fox, is smaller than the Red, and abounds in the Western States.
"Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making" by William Hamilton Gibson
A shadowy kit fox worried her with its stealthy movements.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
It is quite plain that the little kit fox or swift is of a kind distinct from other foxes.
"The Story of the Trapper" by A. C. Laut
Cutting had written letters about us, and also to see a fine Kit Fox, brought in one of their boats from the Yellowstone.
"Audubon and his Journals, Vol. 2" by Maria R. Audubon
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In news:

Fennec Fox Kits at Rosamond Gifford Zoo The Rosamond Gifford Zoo has two Fennec Fox Kits, Todd, a boy, and Vixey, a girl.
Fennec Fox Kits at Rosamond Gifford Zoo The Rosamond Gifford Zoo has two Fennec Fox Kits, Todd, a boy, and Vixey, a girl.
BRUCE ESTES 65, of Foster City completed building this Kit Fox Model 4 one year ago and flew to the Cameron Park Airpark for the Show and Shine Fly In and to visit family in the area.
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