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Desert Fox


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Desert Fox German field marshal noted for brilliant generalship in North Africa during World War II (1891-1944)
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In literature:

This is called the Desert Fox.
"The Burgess Animal Book for Children" by Thornton W. Burgess
So old Granny Fox had led him to the old deserted house and put him to bed in that.
"Old Granny Fox" by Thornton W. Burgess
Mr. Fox, with all his greatness, has never deserted us, nor my Lord Comyn.
"Richard Carvel, Complete" by Winston Churchill
Rabbits invariably establish themselves in fox-drains which have been temporarily deserted.
"A Cotswold Village" by J. Arthur Gibbs
Even in this misfortune the faithful fox did not desert him, but came springing down to him and scolded him for not following his advice.
"Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories" by Various
O Israel, thy prophets are like the foxes in the deserts.
"The Prophet Ezekiel" by Arno C. Gaebelein
But after all these wars, a deserter met with less pity than a fox caught in a trap, or a wolf led by the muzzle.
"The Blockade of Phalsburg" by Émile Erckmann
Granville found the King prepared for the resignation, and very angry with Fox for deserting him.
"Lord Chatham" by Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
O Israel, thy prophets are like the foxes in the desert.
"Wit and Humor of the Bible" by Marion D. Shutter
Fox, the bookseller, published that he had deserted his security.
"The Life of Daniel De Foe" by George Chalmers

In poetry:

Hohokams trod a river trail
In a desert's middle ages;
The warriors hunted fox and quail
And learned what drouth presages.
"Casa Grande: Arizona" by Norman MacLeod

In news:

DESERT FOX For 2011, the desert-racing Raptor gets a 411-horsepower V-8.
These long-tailed creatures live in deserts and can jump several feet off the ground to avoid predators like owls, foxes, or coyotes.
Fox hauled us off the Vagas Strip and into the desert for a day of off-roading and product previews.