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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
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.   1
 


 Fox’s Sleep (A).Foxglove, 

 
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