foxtrot

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Foxtrot

[foks-trot]
noun
a word used in communications to represent the letter F.
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foxtrot (ˈfɒksˌtrɒt)
 
n
1.  a ballroom dance in quadruple time, combining short and long steps in various sequences
 
vb , -trots, -trotting, -trotted
2.  (intr) to perform this dance

Foxtrot (ˈfɒksˌtrɒt)
 
n
communications a code word for the letter f

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fox trot
also fox-trot, type of dance, 1915, on notion of a fox's short steps.
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