Accurate and concise meaning of Fur


Accurate and concise meaning of Fur found by Koklee

Fur (n.) : The short, fine, soft hair of certain animals, growing thick on the skin, and distinguished from the hair, which is longer and coarser.

Fur (n.) : The skins of certain wild animals with the fur; peltry; as, a cargo of furs.

Fur (n.) : Strips of dressed skins with fur, used on garments for warmth or for ornament.

Fur (n.) : Articles of clothing made of fur; as, a set of furs for a lady (a collar, tippet, or cape, muff, etc.).

Fur (n.) : Any coating considered as resembling fur

Fur (n.) : A coat of morbid matter collected on the tongue in persons affected with fever.

Fur (n.) : The soft, downy covering on the skin of a peach.

Fur (n.) : The deposit formed on the interior of boilers and other vessels by hard water.

Fur (n.) : One of several patterns or diapers used as tinctures. There are nine in all, or, according to some writers, only six.

Fur (a.) : Of or pertaining to furs; bearing or made of fur; as, a fur cap; the fur trade.

Fur (v. t.) : To line, face, or cover with fur; as, furred robes.

Fur (v. t.) : To cover with morbid matter, as the tongue.

Fur (v. t.) : 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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