foxing

noun
fox·ing | \ˈfäk-siŋ \

Definition of foxing 

: brownish spots on old paper

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The rubber band, called foxing, connecting the upper to the sole, more cleanly meets the toecap. Belinda Lanks, WIRED, "After 98 Years, Chuck Taylors Finally Get Some Cushioning," 23 July 2015

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First Known Use of foxing

1873, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of foxing was in 1873

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