Definition of Grey fox

1. Noun. Dark grey American fox; from Central America through southern United States.

Exact synonyms: Gray Fox, Urocyon Cinereoargenteus
Generic synonyms: Fox
Group relationships: Genus Urocyon, Urocyon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grey Fox

grey-heron
grey-legged tinamou
grey-legged tinamous
grey-necked wood rail
grey-necked wood rails
grey-throated rail
grey-throated rails
grey-wolf
grey alder
grey area
grey areas
grey crescent
grey crow
grey crows
grey eminence
grey fox (current term)
grey ghost
grey ghosts
grey goo
grey hat
grey hats
grey heron
grey herons
grey jay
grey magick
grey market
grey markets
grey matter
grey mullet
grey mullets

Literary usage of Grey fox

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1. Early Indiana Trials and Sketches: Reminiscences by Oliver Hampton Smith (1858)
"... and I rode " grey fox," that cost me §90. These were the highest prices at that day for the very best traveling horses in the country. ..."

2. The Sportsman's Gazetteer and General Guide: The Game Animals, Birds and by Charles Hallock (1878)
"Little grey fox. OF the species enumerated above it is necessary to speak ... The grey fox is a more southern species than the Red and is rarely found north ..."

3. Fur-bearing Animals in Nature and in Commerce by Henry Poland (1892)
"The grey fox inhabits, as its Latin name denotes, Virginia, and is also abundant in ... The Western grey fox is larger, about 3 feet long, thicker furred, ..."

4. The Intellectual Observer (1868)
"The extreme length of the grey fox, exclusive of the tail, ... The grey fox is very distinct from the red fox, but it would not prove of any interest to the ..."

5. Mechanisms of Character Formation: An Introduction to Psychoanalysis by William Alanson White (1916)
"... he saw a grey fox, that was one of the central visualisations of the dream drama, but in his childhood days, although he had seen many foxes, ..."

6. The Sportsman's Gazetteer and General Guide: The Game Animals, Birds and by Charles Hallock (1877)
"Little grey fox. OF the species enumerated above it is necessary to speak ... The grey fox is a more southern species than the Red and is rarely found north ..."

7. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Carriage wrappers:—North American grey fox, various, outside of waterproof cloth. ... Cloth travelling bag, lined and trimmed bear 164. ,, lined grey fox. ..."

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