Foxtail

Fox"tail`

(?), n. 1. The tail or brush of a fox.
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2. (Bot.) The name of several kinds of grass having a soft dense head of flowers, mostly the species of Alopecurus and Setaria.
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3. (Metal.) The last cinders obtained in the fining process. Raymond.
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Foxtail saw, a dovetail saw. -- Foxtail wedging. See Fox wedge, under Fox.
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fox" trot`

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fox"trot`

n. a ballroom dance for couples in quadruple time, combining short and long and fast and slow steps in fixed sequences.
Syn. -- fox-trot.
[WordNet 1.5]

fox"-trot`

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fox"trot`

v. i. To dance the foxtrot.
[PJC]

 

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