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I made him almost foxed, the poor man having but a bad head, and not used I believe nowadays to drink much wine.
I had taken the copy of Graziani's suites off the desk, and was holding it on my lap turning over the old foxed and yellow pages.
THE LOST STRADIVARIUSJOHN MEADE FALKNER
A foxed book cannot have the fox marks removed, and such a book should be avoided.
THE PRIVATE LIBRARYARTHUR L. HUMPHREYS
If there are no flimsies, the leaf opposite a plate often shows a set-off from it and is sometimes specially badly foxed.
FINE BOOKSALFRED W. POLLARD
"The little old foxed Molire," once the property of William Pott, unknown to fame.
Foxed, a term used by print and book collectors to denote the brown spotted appearance produced by damp on paper.
THE SLANG DICTIONARYJOHN CAMDEN HOTTEN
They must put as much distance between themselves and the out-foxed Union garrison as they could.
RIDE PROUD, REBEL!ANDRE ALICE NORTON
Flowery signatures in brown ink were fading into the foxed sheets that had frayed and chipped edges.
WHEN THE OWL CRIESPAUL BARTLETT
He went with me to my office, whither also Mr. Madge comes half foxed and played the fool upon the violin that made me weary.
One having drunk a cup of very flat beer, declared that the beer was more than foxed.

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derring-donoun | [der-ing-doo ]SEE DEFINITION