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To-night it wasn't that feeling that made it difficult for me to go on "foxing."
THE BOYS AND IMRS. MOLESWORTH
Fox; (verb) to pretend, to feign, to sham: 'he's not sick at all, he's only foxing.'
It is curious that the expression "foxing" is not so suitable to this animal as to many others.
They were still "foxing," or as my Samoan servant called it, le toga-fiti e mate (pretending to be dead).
His strong point was foxing clothes with canvas which he always carried for that purpose.
By and by he opened his eyes—for he was only foxing—and saw the Partridge sitting on a branch above him.
THE ONTARIO READERSONTARIO MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
On one particular evening, however, when she made her usual survey of the room, seven of the apparent sleepers were foxing.
He, however, insisted that the fellow was only "foxing," and so the matter ended.
A MODERN BUCCANEERROLF BOLDREWOOD
Even so, I did not dare to move, for fear that he might be foxing.
It seemed to him that they were 'foxing Old Bagwigs finely.'

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