Definitions

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  • n. One who kills foxes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who kills a fox, except in hunting; also, the act of so killing a fox.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fox-killer.
  • n. The killing of a fox or of foxes.

Etymologies

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From Latin, vulpis ("fox") with -cide ("killer").

Examples

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  • The woes of the gentry are multiplied;

    And country house pastimes are stultified.

    Laws new and obnoxious

    Protect the damn foxes,

    And limit the pleasures of vulpicide.

    April 13, 2018