Fur Fur, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Furred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Furring}.] 1. To line, face, or cover with fur; as, furred robes. ``You fur your gloves with reason.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To cover with morbid matter, as the tongue. [1913 Webster]

3. (Arch.) 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. --Gwill. [1913 Webster]

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  • furred — adjective Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. lined, trimmed, or faced with fur 2. coated as if with fur; specifically having a coating consisting chiefly of mucus and dead epithelial cells < a furred tongue > 3. bearing or wearing… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • furred — be·furred; furred; …   English syllables

  • furred — fur ► NOUN 1) the short, soft hair of certain animals. 2) the skin of an animal with fur on it, used in making garments. 3) a coat made from fur. 4) Brit. a coating formed by hard water on the inside surface of a pipe, kettle, etc. 5) a coating… …   English terms dictionary

  • furred — /ferrd/, adj. 1. having fur. 2. made with or of fur, as garments. 3. clad in fur or furs, as persons: elegantly furred in chinchilla. 4. coated with matter, as the tongue. [1275 1325; ME; see FUR, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • furred — adjective covered with a dense coat of fine silky hairs furred animals a furry teddy bear • Syn: ↑furry • Similar to: ↑hairy, ↑haired, ↑hirsute • De …   Useful english dictionary

  • furred — adjective a) Having fur. b) Made with fur …   Wiktionary

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