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 Viv’ien.Vixe’re. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Vixen.
 
A female fox. Metaphorically, a woman of villainous and ungovernable temper. (Anglo-Saxon, fixen.)   1
 


 Viv’ien.Vixe’re. 

 
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