foxing

noun

fox·​ing ˈfäk-siŋ How to pronounce foxing (audio)
: brownish spots on old paper

Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of foxing was in 1873

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“Foxing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foxing. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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