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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…

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 …

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 …

Matthew Fox

Actor Matthew Fox played Dr. Jack Shephard, the handsome and overwrought leader of the island castaways in TV's Lost (2004-10, co-starring Evangeline Lilly). Fox got into acting by way of modelling, …

The Fox and the Horse

The Fox and the Horse A farmer had a horse that had been an excellent faithful servant to him: but he was now grown too old to work; so the farmer would give him nothing more to eat, and said,…