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 Foxed.Foxites (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Foxglove,
 
called by the Welsh Fairy’s glove and by the Irish Fairy-bells, is either a corruption of Folk’s glove—i.e. the glove of the good folks or fairies, or else of the Saxon fox[es]glofa, red or fox-coloured glove. (French, gants de Notre Dame.)   1
 


 Foxed.Foxites (2 syl.). 

 
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