a small pit, usually for one or two soldiers, dug as a shelter in a battle area.
(military) a small pit dug during an action to provide individual shelter against hostile fire
also fox-hole, Old English fox-hol “a fox’s den,” from fox (n.) + hole (n.). Military sense is from World War I.
A hole in which one conceals oneself, esp one dug for that purpose by a soldier (WWII armed forces)
[foks-hound] /ˈfɒksˌhaʊnd/ noun 1. any of several breeds of medium-sized trained to hunt and having a glossy coat in combinations of black, tan, and white. /ˈfɒksˌhaʊnd/ noun 1. either of two breeds (the English and the American) of dog having a short smooth coat and pendent ears. Though not large (height about 60 cm or […]
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noun 1. 2. an organization for fox-hunting within a particular area
noun 1. a sport in which mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox. noun 1. a sport in which hunters follow a pack of hounds in pursuit of a fox n. 1670s, from fox (n.) + hunting. Related: Fox-hunt; fox-hunter.
/ˈfɒksɪ/ noun 1. (Austral) an informal name for fox terrier