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John FOX

FOX, John, a Representative from New York; born in Frederickton, New Brunswick, Canada, June 30, 1835; moved to New York City with his parents in 1840; attended the public schools; engaged in m…

John Fox POTTER

POTTER, John Fox, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Augusta, Maine, May 11, 1817; attended the common schools and Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H.; studied law; was admitted to the …

Terry Fox

Name at birth: Terrance Stanley FoxTerry Fox was a young Canadian whose battle with bone cancer prompted him to run across his country, despite already having had one leg amputated. Terry Fox grew up …

Fox

(The old). Marshal Soult was so nicknamed, from his strategic talents and fertility of resources. (1769-1851.) (See Reynard.) Fox Antipathy to foxes. Speaking of natural antipathies, Sh…

Fox

Fox's retro risk That '70s Show Fox, which hit the jackpot last year with comedies Ally McBeal and King of the Hill, has hit the skids this year with its selection of new sitcoms. In f…

Foxed

A book stained with reddish-brown marks is said to be foxed. Of course, the stain is so called because it is of the colour of a fox. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brew…

George Fox

George Fox was a 17th-century Christian leader who rejected the formal trappings of religion, encouraged believers to follow their "inner light" and became the leader of the Society of Friends, known …

Megan Fox

Megan Fox is best known as the toothsome grease monkey in Transformers (2007, starring Shia LaBeouf) and its sequel Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009). Fox played Lindsay Lohan's rude nemesis …

The Fox and the Cat

The Fox and the Cat It happened that the cat met the fox in a forest, and as she thought to herself: 'He is clever and full of experience, and much esteemed in the world,' she spoke to him in …

Vicente Fox

The candidate from the National Action Party (PAN), Vicente Fox Quesada was elected the 62nd president of Mexico on 2 July 2000, defeating Francisco Labastida of the Revolutionary Institutional Party …