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Definition of fur:

  1. A coat of morbid matter collected on the tongue in persons affected with fever.
  2. Any coating considered as resembling fur
  3. Articles of clothing made of fur; as, a set of furs for a lady ( a collar, tippet, or cape, muff, etc.).
  4. Of or pertaining to furs; bearing or made of fur; as, a fur cap; the fur trade.
  5. One of several patterns or diapers used as tinctures. There are nine in all, or, according to some writers, only six.
  6. Strips of dressed skins with fur, used on garments for warmth or for ornament.
  7. The deposit formed on the interior of boilers and other vessels by hard water.
  8. The short, fine, soft hair of certain animals, growing thick on the skin, and distinguished from the hair, which is longer and coarser.
  9. The skins of certain wild animals with the fur; peltry; as, a cargo of furs.
  10. The soft, downy covering on the skin of a peach.
  11. To cover with morbid matter, as the tongue.
  12. To line, face, or cover with fur; as, furred robes.
  13. 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.


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