Usage examples for furring

  1. Coat masonry before furring with " Thoroseal" from Standard Dry Wall Products Co. – The Fairfax County Courthouse by Ross D. Netherton Ruby Waldeck
  2. In any proper meaning of the word there are several first- class " experts" among my friends who go fishing, sealing, whaling, hunting, trapping, " furring" or guiding for their livelihood. – Draft of a Plan for Beginning Animal Sanctuaries in Labrador by William Wood
  3. He was, he said, a planter furring; he had a line of traps, about a hundred and twenty miles in length. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  4. They would have to be paid enough to counterbalance their strong desire for the rare but sometimes relatively enormous profits of " furring". – Draft of a Plan for Beginning Animal Sanctuaries in Labrador by William Wood
  5. Temporarily hard water may be softened by boiling; the lime will be deposited, as may be seen in the " furring" of tea- kettles. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management by Ministry of Education
  6. Furring employs large numbers of foreign males, and some thousands of both native and foreign females. – Problems of Poverty by John A. Hobson
  7. There by agreement he was discharged from the ship and entered himself for eighteen pounds per annum into the service of a planter in that country in order to serve him in fishing and furring, the chief trade of that place; for Newfoundland abounding with excellent harbours, there is no country in the world which affords so large and so plentiful a fishery as this does. – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward
  8. Then a furring system is put on and another layer of metal, lathing and plastering. – Marvels of Modern Science by Paul Severing
  9. Common lath were then put on horizontally in the regular way inside, without furring out, and plastered with rich cement plaster. – Economy of the Round Dairy Barn by Wilber John Fraser
  10. No wood furring or lath. – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  11. And the trees, the long processions of trees by the great grass- bordered roads; trees furring the flanks and groins of the parted hills, dark combs topping their edges. – Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair