Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Books having leaves stained by dampness are said to be foxed.

Truly the animal is foxed, and foxes enough are to be found in Yoshiwara.

One having drunk a cup of very flat beer, declared that the beer was more than foxed.

The cloth was of Robin-Hood green, foxed over in bright yellow leather.

As armor against cacti, they either had “chaps” or trousers “foxed” over in leather, with sometimes a Wild Western fringe.

Foxed, a term used by print and book collectors to denote the brown spotted appearance produced by damp on paper.

Flowery signatures in brown ink were fading into the foxed sheets that had frayed and chipped edges.

A foxed book cannot have the fox marks removed, and such a book should be avoided.

Thus she has fallen under strange influences and been foxed.