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blue fox

noun
1.
a bluish-gray winter color phase of the Arctic fox, Alopex lagopus.
2.
the Arctic fox in summer pelage.
3.
the blue fur of this animal.
4.
any white fox fur dyed blue.
Origin of blue fox
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • Very good; one of these hunters is the friend so deeply regretted by blue-fox.

    The Freebooters Gustave Aimard
  • "When blue-fox asks me for it, he will find it there," he said, as he pointed to it.

    The Freebooters Gustave Aimard
  • In a few words blue-fox explained to them what was occurring.

    The Border Rifles Gustave Aimard
  • Tranquil, too, who had long known blue-fox, completely shared their opinion.

    The White Scalper Gustave Aimard
  • Good; but my brother will take care: blue-fox is very clever!

    The White Scalper Gustave Aimard
  • The white foxes which are dyed a smoky blue are brilliant and quite unlike the browner shades of the blue-fox.

  • blue-fox is dead; my eyes only see here an Apache Chief, that is to say, an enemy.

    The Freebooters Gustave Aimard
  • Time waits for no man; warriors are not women; blue-fox would like to hold a council with his Pale brothers.

    The Border Rifles Gustave Aimard
  • blue-fox, dangerously wounded, was lying in a state of insensibility.

    The Border Rifles Gustave Aimard
  • blue-fox could not at all understand this strange trail, which in no way resembled those he was accustomed to follow.

    The Border Rifles Gustave Aimard
British Dictionary definitions for blue-fox

blue fox

noun
1.
a variety of the arctic fox that has a pale grey winter coat and is bred for its fur
2.
the fur of this animal
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