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Fur meaning

fur - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. The short, fine, soft hair of certain animals, growing thick on the skin, and distinguished from the hair, which is longer and coarser.
  2. 2. The skins of certain wild animals with the fur; peltry; as, a cargo of furs.
  3. 3. Strips of dressed skins with fur, used on garments for warmth or for ornament.
  4. 4. Any coating considered as resembling fur
  5. 5. The soft, downy covering on the skin of a peach.
  6. 6. One of several patterns or diapers used as tinctures. There are nine in all, or, according to some writers, only six.
  7. 7. Of or pertaining to furs; bearing or made of fur; as, a fur cap; the fur trade.
  8. 8. To line, face, or cover with fur; as, furred robes.
  9. 9. To nail small strips of board or larger scantling upon, in order to make a level surface for lathing or boarding, or to provide for a space or interval back of the plastered or boarded surface, as inside an outer wall, by way of protection against damp.
  10. 10. Fine, soft hair; skins with the fur; coating like fur.
  11. 11. To line or trim with fur.

fur - examples of usage

  1. " I like this fur," she said, " I like your clothes. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. If he has a bit of rabbit fur in his bill meanwhile, your eyes are not sharp enough to see it. - "Ways of Wood Folk", William J. Long.
  3. It wouldn't have done for him to have spoken aloud what he was saying to himself, for then the little people in feathers and fur on whom he likes to make his dinner would have heard him and known just where he was. - "Mrs. Peter Rabbit", Thornton W. Burgess.
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