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fox-trot

[foks-trot] /ˈfɒksˌtrɒt/
verb (used without object), fox-trotted, fox-trotting.
1.
to dance a fox trot.
Origin of fox-trot
1915-1920
1915-20

Foxtrot

[foks-trot] /ˈfɒksˌtrɒt/
noun
1.
a word used in communications to represent the letter F.
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  • A fellow who could foxtrot as he could swept all before him.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for foxtrot

foxtrot

/ˈfɒksˌtrɒt/
noun
1.
a ballroom dance in quadruple time, combining short and long steps in various sequences
verb -trots, -trotting, -trotted
2.
(intransitive) to perform this dance

Foxtrot

/ˈfɒksˌtrɒt/
noun
1.
(communications) a code word for the letter f
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