- A female fox.
- A malicious, quarrelsome or temperamental woman.
Etymology: (term, fixen, , of a fox). Voiced v- is from Southern dialect
- 1859:, w:George Eliot. Adam Bede: page 54. Kí¶ln: Kí¶nemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 1999:
- : . . . and if Solomon was as wise as he is reputed to be, I feel sure that when he compared a contentious woman to a contiunal dropping on a very rainy day, he had not a in his eye–a fury with long nails, acrid and selfish.
- (colloquial) A racy or salacious woman.
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