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Fox’s Paw (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Fox’s Paw

The vulgar pronunciation of the French words faux pàs. He made a confounded fox’s paw.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Fox * Foxed

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