: discolored with foxing
foxed pages

Examples of foxed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All that remained of those days, apart from the stories, were these exotic bottles, their labels brittle and foxed. John Seabrook, The New Yorker, 23 Jan. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of foxed was in 1847

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“Foxed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foxed. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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