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Definitions of fur

  1. the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
  2. dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals ( e. g., cat or seal or weasel)
  3. a garment made of fur
  4. Consisting of fur.
  5. The short, fine, soft hair of certain animals, growing thick on the skin, and distinguished from the hair, which is longer and coarser.
  6. The skins of certain wild animals with the fur; peltry; as, a cargo of furs.
  7. Strips of dressed skins with fur, used on garments for warmth or for ornament.
  8. Articles of clothing made of fur; as, a set of furs for a lady ( a collar, tippet, or cape, muff, etc.).
  9. Any coating considered as resembling fur
  10. A coat of morbid matter collected on the tongue in persons affected with fever.
  11. The soft, downy covering on the skin of a peach.
  12. The deposit formed on the interior of boilers and other vessels by hard water.
  13. One of several patterns or diapers used as tinctures. There are nine in all, or, according to some writers, only six.
  14. Of or pertaining to furs; bearing or made of fur; as, a fur cap; the fur trade.
  15. To line, face, or cover with fur; as, furred robes.
  16. To cover with morbid matter, as the tongue.
  17. 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.
  18. The soft hair of certain animals, growing thickly upon the skin.
  19. Lined or trinamed with fur or made of fur.
  20. To cover, line, or trim with fur.
  21. Furred.
  22. Furring.
  23. 1. The coat of soft, fine hair of certain animals, especially those inhabiting cold regions. 2. A layer of epithelium and mucus frequently seen on the dorsum of the tongue, especially in disorders involving the alimentary tract.
  24. Coating on tongue due disordered digestion.
  25. The short, fine hair of certain animals: their skins with the fur prepared for garments: a fur- like coating on the tongue, the interior of boilers, etc.
  26. To line with fur: to cover with morbid fur- like matter:- pr. p. furring; pa. p. furred'.
  27. Fine, soft hair; skins with the fur; coating like fur.
  28. To line or trim with fur.
  29. To vocer, line, or trim with fur.
  30. The soft, fine coat covering the skin of many mammals.
  31. Skins of furbearing animals; also, apparel made of them.
  32. Any fuzzy covering.
  33. The short, fine, soft hair of certain animals, growing thick on the skin; the skins of certain wild animals with the fur; strips of skin with fur, used on garments for lining or for ornament; a coat of morbid matter collected on the tongue in persons affected with fever; a coating on the interior of boilers, & c., deposited by hard water.
  34. To line, face, or cover with fur; to cover with morbid matter, as the tongue; to nail small strips of board on joists, rafters, & c., in order to make a level surface for lathing, boarding, & c.
  35. The soft hair of certain animals growing thick on the skin; the skin and hair when prepared; any coating considered as resembling fur, as morbid matter on the tongue, the down on a peach, & c.
  36. Made of fur.
  37. To line or ornament with fur; to cover with morbid matter, as the tongue.
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Quotes of fur

  1. People who wear fur smell like a wet dog if they're in the rain. And they look fat and gross. – Pamela Anderson
  2. There are more ways of skinning a cat than rubbing its fur the wrong way. – J. Carter Brown
  3. I don't wear fur and I understand their cause. I am the biggest animal lover in the world. I have four dogs and two horses, and I have rescued animals all my life. – Gisele Bundchen
  4. The cat is a dilettante in fur – Theophile Gautier
  5. Nevertheless most of the evergreen forests of the north must always remain the home of wild animals and trappers, a backward region in which it is easy for a great fur company to maintain a practical monopoly. – Ellsworth Huntington
  6. We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form. – William Ralph Inge
  7. Peter was 2 years and 10 months old when we began to study him. He was afraid of a white rat, and this fear extended to a rabbit, a fur coat, a feather, cotton wool, etc., but not to wooden blocks and similar toys. – Mary C. Jones
  8. I wore a woman's antique fur jacket to my high school junior prom. – Lance Loud
  9. I just think you would never kill and cut up a human to wear so why do it to animals? I just think it's horrible, I would never wear fur although I guess if it was a really vintage piece you might just get away with it. – Kelly Osbourne
  10. People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs. – Alexei Sayle
  11. I'd rather go naked than wear fur – Christy Turlington

Usage examples for fur

  1. I wish he'd ondo now what he's done as fur as he can, he'd feel better, I believe, I know that I and the meetin' house would and Josiah. – Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition by Marietta Holley
  2. As soon as he had pressed Father Jerome's hand, and thanked Chapeau fur what he had done, he begged that he might be carried off to his bed, and left there quietly till the return of his son, for whom, he was told, a messenger had been sent. – La Vendée An Historical Romance by Anthony Trollope
  3. Fur he was a likely young chap, that warn't no two opinions o' that. – At Fault by Kate Chopin
  4. She could see the fur on the Kangaroo's chest moving with the frightened beating of her heart; and her beautiful brown eyes looked wild and strange with fear. – Dot and the Kangaroo by Ethel C. Pedley
  5. Who's to speak fur ye? – The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays by Various
  6. Turning her head, she pointed to the white fur spread out at the foot of the bed. – A Mummer's Tale by Anatole France
  7. I had no hat, but the priest lent me his fur cap, also his boots. – Missionary Work Among The Ojebway Indians by Edward Francis Wilson
  8. That was long before the days of the regular fur forts, and that accounts for all this country having its French names on it. – The Young Alaskans on the Missouri by Emerson Hough
  9. The old woman nearly went off her head with rage when she saw her alive, with her fur cloak and rich veil, and the box of splendid presents fit for the daughter of a prince. – Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome
  10. All the same, you know- and just to show you- I'm not going to let you buy me that fur – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  11. Her husband is a fur trader and could not leave his post. – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron
  12. He simply said:- W'en you see dat ar 'Tildy gal pirootin' 'roun' I boun' you ole Brer Affikin Jack ain't fur off. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  13. Rubbed his fur the wrong way this morning pretty hard. – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  14. Have you got fur robes, Grandpa? – Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's by Laura Lee Hope
  15. The under- parts are white, abruptly separated from the brown; fur short and soft. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  16. We'll go down here first, an not cross over till we get as fur as Quoddy Head. – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  17. Then Elizabeth, forgetting her aunt's eye, jumped up too, and almost cried out with joy, for the man with him, the tall one with the handsome fur collar and cap, was none other than Mr. Coulson! – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  18. And what is it all fur – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  19. You say a fur seal isn't a seal at all? – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  20. Then he pulled more fur and blew it about. – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown

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