(Fo`di*en"ti*a) n. pl. [NL., fr. L. fodiens p. pr., digging.] (Zoöl.) A group of African edentates
including the aard-vark.
(Foe) n. [OE. fo, fa, AS. fah hostile; prob. akin to E. fiend. &radic81. See Fiend, and cf. Feud
1. One who entertains personal enmity, hatred, grudge, or malice, against another; an enemy.
A man's foes shall be they of his own household.Matt. x. 36
2. An enemy in war; a hostile army.
3. One who opposes on principle; an opponent; an adversary; an ill-wisher; as, a foe to religion.
A foe to received doctrines.I. Watts
(Foe) v. t. To treat as an enemy. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Foe"hood) n. Enmity. Bp. Bedell.
(Foe"man) n.; pl. Foemen [AS. fahman.] An enemy in war.
And the stern joy which warriors feelSir W. Scott
In foemen worthy of their steel.
(F"tal) a. Same as Fetal.
(F*ta"tion) n. Same as Fetation.
(F"ti*cide) n. Same as Feticide.
(F"tor) n. Same as Fetor.
(F"tus) n. Same as Fetus.
(Fog) n. [Cf. Scot. fog, fouge, moss, foggage rank grass, LL. fogagium, W. ffwg dry grass.]
(Agric.) (a) A second growth of grass; aftergrass. (b) Dead or decaying grass remaining on land through
the winter; called also foggage. [Prov.Eng.] Halliwell. Sometimes called, in New England, old tore.
In Scotland, fog is a general name for moss.
(Fog) v. t. (Agric.) To pasture cattle on the fog, or aftergrass, of; to eat off the fog from.
(Fog) v. i. [Etymol. uncertain.] To practice in a small or mean way; to pettifog. [Obs.]
Where wouldst thou fog to get a fee?Dryden.
(Fog) n. [Dan. sneefog snow falling thick, drift of snow, driving snow, cf. Icel. fok spray, snowdrift,
fjuk snowstorm, fjuka to drift.]
1. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its transparency. It differs
from cloud only in being near the ground, and from mist in not approaching so nearly to fine rain. See
2. A state of mental confusion.
Fog alarm, Fog bell, Fog horn, etc., a bell, horn, whistle or other contrivance that sounds an alarm,
often automatically, near places of danger where visible signals would be hidden in thick weather. - -